Arkansas Literary Festival 2009 

click to enlarge AUTHOR! AUTHOR! Kevin Brockmeier reads on Saturday.
  • AUTHOR! AUTHOR! Kevin Brockmeier reads on Saturday.


9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 6:30 p.m.: Noah McCullough. Clinton Presidential Center Grand Hall.

2:30 p.m.: UALR Children's International Workshop. Bale Elementary School.



9:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 1 p.m.: Noah McCullough. Clinton Presidential Center Grand Hall.

10:30 a.m.: City Year inspirational workshop with Mary Ann Radmacher. Clinton Museum Store.

11 a.m.: Literacy and Lunch on the Lawn, storytime for second graders. With First Lady Ginger Beebe, Darcy Pattison, Janis Kearney, Carla McClafferty and Craig O'Neill. Governor's Mansion.

Noon: Rick Bragg on “The Prince of Frogtown.” Moderator: Leslie Singer. Darragh Center.

1 p.m.: Poetry workshop for teens. Parkview Arts and Science Magnet High School.

1:30 p.m.: The Exquisite Corpse Annual panel. Moderator: Mark Spitzer. Darragh Center, Main Library.

3 p.m.: Jeff Guinn on “Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde.” Moderator: Kyle Brazzel. Darragh Center, Main Library.

5 p.m.: James Carse on “The Religious Case against Belief.” Moderator: Patrick Kennedy. Clinton School of Public Service, Choctaw Station.

6 p.m.: Author! Author! Party honoring Literary Festival authors. $50. Arkansas Studies Institute Gallery.

7 p.m.: Spoken Word Live! Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 9th and Broadway.



10 a.m.: Dorothy Allison on “Two or Three Things I Know for Sure.” Moderator: Kathy Webb. Darragh Center, Main Library.

10 a.m.: Poetry/publishing workshop. With: Bruce Guernsey, editor of Spoon River Poetry Review. ASI Ozark Classroom.

10 a.m.: Brian and Terri Kinder. Youth Services Program Room, Main Library.

10 a.m.: Camilla Wilson on “Rosa Parks.” Moderator: Rod Miller. East Room, Main Library.

10 a.m.: John Shelton Reed on “Holy Smoke: Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue.” Moderator: David Stricklin. ASI Room 124.

10 a.m.: Linda D. Williams on “Careers in Forensics.” Moderator: Dorothy Miles. ASI Delta Classroom.

10 a.m.: Melissa Scott on “Trouble and Her Friends.” Moderator: Sally Hawkes. ASI Room 110.

10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.: Spider-Man's Reading Awareness Program. Ottenheimer Theatre, Historic Arkansas Museum.

10 a.m.: Children's book author Phil Bildner. Historic Arkansas Museum classroom.

10 a.m.: Poetry workshop with Bruce Guernsey. ASI Ozark Classroom.

10 a.m., 11:30, 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.: Antiquarian Book Sellers Association by Ray's Fabulous Firsts. ASI Room 132.

10 a.m.: The Little Rock Writing Project. Cox Center, third floor meeting room.

11 a.m.: Brian and Terri Kinder. Youth Services Program Room, Main Library.

11 a.m., 2 p.m.: Joanne Burgess. Historic Arkansas Museum classroom.

11 a.m.: Fire Truck Tours. Historic Arkansas Museum.

11:30 a.m.: Sam Tanenhaus on “The Death of Conservatism.” Moderator: Jay Jennings. Darragh Center, Main Library.

11:30 a.m.: Celia Anderson on “Love, Ocean.” Moderator: Melissa King. East Room, Main Library.

11:30 a.m.: Niall Stanage on “Redemption Song.” Moderator: Warwick Sabin. ASI Room 124.

11:30 a.m.: Dusty Richards on “The Sundown Chaser.” Moderator: Steve Whisnant. Cox Center, third floor.

11:30 a.m.: Cristina Henriquez on “The World in Half.” Moderator: Becca Gardner. ASI Room 110.

11:30 a.m.: Mitch Breitweiser on “Captain America: The Chosen.” Moderator: Matt Dykes. ASI Delta Classroom.

11:30 a.m.: Poetry Panel II. With: Marck L. Beggs, Geoff Brock and Suzann Steele Saltzman. ASI Ozark Classroom.

1 p.m.: Ellen Gilchrist on “Collected Stories.” Moderator: Ann Nicholson. Darragh Center, Main Library.



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