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ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton, 2020: Home

Laila Lalami -- This year's featured writer

Laila Lalami

The English and Modern Languages Department invite you to attend the 23rd Annual ASU Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton, Thursday and Friday, March 5-6, 2020.

Please visit the Conference web page for information about this year's featured writer, Laila Lalami. 

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 24th Annual Writer's Conference

Conference Schedule / Program

24th Annual Writers Conference in Honor of Elmer Kelton

March 5-6, 2019


Thursday, March 5



9:30-10:45 am             A Conversation with Laila Lalami

11-12 pm                     Session 1: Alan Berecka (poetry) and Loretta Walker (poetry)

12-12:30 pm                Special Presentation: High School Contest Winners

2-3:15 pm                    Session 2: Brian Cravens (fiction), Jerry Craven (fiction), Mark Mellon (fiction)

3:30-4:45 pm               Session 3: Mike Gullickson (poetry), Joyce Gullickson (poetry), Jenn Long


7 pm                            A Evening with Laila Lalami 


Friday, March 6



9-9:50 am                    Session 4: John V. Garrett and Tom Nurre, Sr.

           A Pictorial History of Goodfellow Air Force Base

10-10:50 am                Session 5: Brock Kingsley (non-fiction) and Audrey Wick (fiction)

11-11:50 pm                Session 6: Dana Glossbrenner (fiction) and Barbara Templin (fiction)

12-12:50 pm                Session 7: Fazlur Rahman (fiction) and Terri Tucker (non-fiction)


                FMI: visit or call (325)486-6142

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