Joe Wilkins

"Joe Wilkins has a big, true, highway-running American voice. When you see a new book of his, you should celebrate. Just buy it, put down the window, and let the music blow back your hair. It's nothing but alive." – Luis Alberto Urrea

AWP

I’m headed to Seattle soon, where I’m jazzed to check out lots of readings and panels, buy lots of books, and sign a few books and talk about landscape myself. Here’s the official schedule:

 

Thursday, February 27, 2014

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Spot: 502 Author Signing: Wilkins, Joe
Organization Name: Fugue Literary Journal / Idaho MFA

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Spot: 1201 Author Signing: Wilkins, Joe
Organization Name: Michigan State University Press
Friday, February 28, 2014

11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spot: Q21 Author Signing: Wilkins, Joe
Organization Name: Terrain Publishing
Saturday, March 1, 2014

12:00 pm to 1:15 pm

Willow Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd Floor S169. Pacific Northwest Authors Speak About Their Landscape . (Kim Barnes,  Bharti Kirchner,  Joe Wilkins,  William Dietrich,  Claire Davis) How important is geography when pursuing literary work, be it poetry, fiction, or nonfiction? Accomplished Pacific Northwest authors who are known to derive inspiration from their scenic land will answer that question. This diverse group will read short selections to illustrate how the setting, combined with imagination, memory, and personal interpretation, plays a large role in their stories. To be followed by a moderated discussion detailing tips and techniques that can make the landscape come alive on your pages.

 

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One comment on “AWP

  1. scottgtemple
    February 21, 2014

    Hi Joe, I truly wish I could be there this year. This looks like a strong panel. Setting in Story is always critical. I send you all the best. Scott

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