2019 workshop schedule

Monday, January 14, 2019

7:00-10:00 pm

Orientation dinner at the Ernest Hemingway Home, 907 Whitehead St. Please arrive a few minutes early to check in.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Workshops in session, various locations (Please note Kevin Young’s workshop runs until 1:30pm)

2:30-4:00 pm

The Writer’s Toolkit: “How to Talk About Your Book at a Cocktail Party”
Custom House, 281 Front St. 3rd floor (Advance registration required.)

“Writers on Writing” – Open to the Public (first-come, first-seated)

the Helmerich Theater at the Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.

5:30-5:35 pm

Greetings from Executive Director, Arlo Haskell

5:35-6:10 pm

John Dufresne
“How to Write a Story”

6:10-6:55 pm

Gregory Pardlo and Kevin Young
“The Poet as Editor”

6:55-7:10 pm

15-minute break

7:10-8:00 pm

Emily Raboteau and Kate Tuttle
“Making Time to Write in Your Busy, Busy Life”

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Workshops in session, various locations (Please note Kevin Young’s workshop runs until 1:30pm)

2:30-4:00 pm

The Writer’s Toolkit: “Media Training for Writers: Putting Your Best Foot Forward”
Custom House, 281 Front St. 3rd floor (Advance registration required.)

4:20-6:20 pm

Sailing aboard the Argo Navis: docks at 0 Margaret St. behind Turtle Kraals Restaurant. (Advance ticket purchase required; details to come.)

6:00-7:00 pm

Reception at Books & Books @ The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.

7:00-8:00 pm

An Evening with Richard Russo (Open to the Public)

Books & Books @ the Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St.

A reading, conversation, and book signing with the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls

Thursday, January 17, 2019

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Workshops in session, various locations (Please note Kevin Young’s workshop runs until 1:30pm)

2:30-4:00 pm

The Writer’s Toolkit: “A Unique Approach to Book Marketing: The Logic Model”
Custom House, 281 Front St. 3rd floor (Advance registration required.)

4:30-6:00 pm

Literary Walking Tour. Click here for details. (Advance ticket purchase required.)

6:00–8:00 pm

Farewell Reception, Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead St.

Friday, January 18, 2019

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Workshops in session, various locations (Please note Kevin Young’s workshop ends at 11:30 am)

4:30-6:00 pm

Literary Walking Tour. Click here for details. (Advance ticket purchase required.)