Professor Rebecca Flannagan and the Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival Committee are pleased to announce this year’s line-up.
Mark your calendars for the ninth-annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival which will be held in Lowrimore Auditorium on November 7 and 8, 2013.
Events will begin each morning and continue throughout the day, culminating in readings by our five writers on the evenings of the 7th and 8th, respectively. A reception at The Cottage on FMU’s campus will follow the last evening reading each night.
This year, our writers will include fiction writers Dolen Perkins-Valdez (author of FMU’s Composition program’s common text, Wench) and Tom Franklin, author of the Edgar Award-nominated novel, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter. Poets include Evie Shockley and Allison Joseph. Both Joseph and Shockley have had experience as poets and editors. In addition, young adult writer and poet, Jane Yolen will be featured in two Friday afternoon sessions.
We will also have a mid-morning reading on Friday from students writers featured in our own literary magazine, Snow Island Review.
Please encourage students, community members, and friends to attend. If you would like to know more about our readers and have access to our entire schedule, please check out our website. To access updates, photographs, and to interact with other festival attendees, “like” us on Facebook and follow @PDFPF on Twitter.