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ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton, 2019: Home

Featured writer: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- This year's featured writer

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

The English and Modern Languages Department invite you to attend the 23rd Annual ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton, Thursday and Friday, February 21-22.

Please visit the Conference web page for information about this year's featured writer, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. 

This Research Guide highlights selected biographical information and books available in the Porter Henderson Library or other full text or media available through the web or our databases. Additional Information about this author can be found on her website.                  

Library Display for the 22nd Annual Writer's Conference

Conference Schedule / Program

23rd Annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton

February 21-22, 2019

Thursday, Feb. 21

C.J. Davidson Conference Center, Houston Harte University Center


9:30-10:45 a.m. Welcome

                                                               “A Conversation with Chitra Divakaruni”

10:45-11     Break


11-12 p.m.   Session One

                    Carol Reposa (poetry)

                    Loretta Walker (poetry)

12-12:15     Special Presentation: High School Contest Winners


12:15-2       Lunch


2-3:15          Session Two

Drew Geyer (fiction) Jerry Craven (fiction)

Terry Dalrymple (fiction)


3:30-4:45     Session Three

                   Ken Hada (poetry)

Jeffrey DeLotto (nonfiction)

Fazlur Rahman (fiction)


7:30-9           “An Evening with Chitra Divakaruni” 


Friday, Feb. 22

Eldon Black Recital Hall, Carr Education-Fine Arts Building


9-9:50 a.m.   Session Four

                     Logan Seidl (poetry)

  Dana Glossbrenner (fiction)


10-10:50       Session Five

                     Alan Berecka (poetry)

 Chuck Taylor (nonfiction)


11-12:00 p.m. Session Six

                     Paul Bowers (poetry)

  Mark Mellon (fiction)


12-2 p.m.        Lunch 


2-3:15            Session Seven

                     Charlotte Renk (poetry) 

  Victoria Phillips (poetry)

  Claire Phillips-Latham (poetry)


3:15-3:30       Break


3:30-4:45       Session Eight

  Tom Murphy (poetry) John Schulze (fiction)

  Terri Tucker (nonfiction)


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