2019 seminar schedule saturday


Saturday, January 12, 2019

8:30 am

Doors to the San Carlos open; coffee & continental breakfast available on second floor.

9:00 am

Theater doors open

9:30-9:40 am

Notes & updates

9:40-10:20 am

Rowan Ricardo Phillips 
“Therefore All Seasons Shall Be Sweet to Thee: On Literary Influence and the Power of Prophesy”

10:20-11:05 am

“The Plot’s the Thing.”
A conversation with Geraldine Brooks and Nicole Galland.

11:05-11:25 am

20-minute break

11:25 am-12:05 pm

Michael Mewshaw
“Pat Conroy: Friends & Influences”

12:05-12:30 pm

“No One Is Coming to Save Us: The Great Gatsby Meets the African-American South”

A talk and reading by Stephanie Powell Watts

12:30-1:00 pm

Book signings with Geraldine Brooks, Nicole Galland, and Rowan Ricardo Phillips

12:30-2:15 pm

lunch break

2:15-3:05 pm

“King Arthur, the Wizard of Oz, Frankenstein, and the Undersea City: Graphic Novelists in Conversation”
Meg Cabot, Victor LaValle, Danielle Paige, and Eric Shanower 

3:05-3:25 pm

20-minute break

3:25-4:10 pm

Naomi Novik
“The High Cost of Magic”

4:10-5:00 pm

“Wives and Maids, What Do They Know? Equal Rights for Minor Characters”
A conversation with Margaret Atwood, Valerie Martin, and Emily Wilson, moderated by Kate Tuttle

5:00-5:20 pm

Book signings with Valerie Martin, Michael Mewshaw, Naomi Novik, and Danielle Paige 

Saturday Night: The John Malcolm Brinnin Memorial Event

6:00-7:00 pm

“Under the Influence of Music” 
Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Kevin Young in conversation

7:00-10:00 pm


All onstage events and signings take place at the San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval Street.