Attendee Registration Name * First Last * Last Email * Please note: Anyone with an encrypted email address will not be admitted to the festival Address * Address Address Address City City State Alabama Alaska Arkansas Arizona California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming State Zip/Postal Zip/Postal How did you hear about the festival? * Carmichael's Word of Mouth Other How did you hear about the festival? Scheduled Presentations Please choose the presentations you would like to attend. Friday, October 23rd 10am-10:50am Cathy Fyock - "Sell More Books and Book More Speeches" Scott Soeder - "Behind the Scenes Drawings" Susanne Tedrick - "Women in STEAM: Preparing Your Career" 11am - 11:50am Charlene Mosely - "How to Become an Illustrator" Sherry Howard - "Sensory Integration & Your Child as a Reader" Gin Noon Spaulding - "Becoming an Author: Realizing Your Dream" 12pm - 12:50pm Tonya Abari - WORKSHOP - "Prolific Writers of Color" (for students) R.J. Lee - "Writing the South - The Truth is Stranger Than Fiction" 1pm - 1:50pm Tomi Adeyemi - KEYNOTE UPDATE: We have reached our capacity and cannot accept anymore registrations for Tomi Adeyemi. 2pm - 2:50pm Sherry Howard - "Authors & the Kirkus Process" Deedee & Charlene - Why #OwnVoices is Important 3pm - 3:50pm Tonya Abari - "Inclusion in Kidlit: The Importance of Who's Telling the Stories" Cathy Fyock: WORKSHOP - "Drafting" Rebecca Potter - "The Power and Purpose of Creative Nonfiction 4pm - 4:50pm Eliot Parker - WORKSHOP - "Creating a Bad Guy Readers will Love to Hate" Farrah Alexander - "Social Justice & Writing" 5pm - 5:50pm Vince Vawter - "The 3 Unpardonable Sins When Writing for Young People" de de Cox = "How I Went from Romance Junkie to Writer" Deedee Cummings - How Big of a Problem is Louisville's Book Desert? Saturday, October 24th 10am-10:50am Vitale Buford - "The Power of Imperfection" Chantelle Agbro - "Mental Health & Literary Arts" 11am - 11:50am Hannah Drake - "Literature as Part of the Movement" 12pm - 12:50pm Sebastian Matthews - "Writing through Trauma" Debby Schriver - "Cults in Our Communities" 1pm - 1:50pm Shawn Pavey - WORKSHOP - "Presenting your poems in public: How to engage an audience without putting them to sleep" Clare Wallace - "Bookstores as Community Spaces" 2pm - 2:50pm Michael Washburn - "Tom Petty's Art Race, & the South" Lindsey Duga - WORKSHOP - Building Believable Worlds" Denise Bogard - "Unlocking Your Muse" 3pm - 3:50pm Eliot Parker - WORKSHOP - "Developing a Compelling Narrative" Janice Broyles - "Researching and Writing Historical Fiction" 4pm - 4:50pm Debby Schriver - Cults & Sundance Docuseries Maureen Milliken - "The Power of Setting in Storytelling" 5pm - 5:50pm Christina Kaye - "Plotting Your Novel" Clay Risen - "Behind American Whiskey, Bourbon, and Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit" Please choose which authors you would like to visit: You may visit an author anytime during their author hours during the festival. Shawn Pavey Clay Risen Vince Vawter Sherry Howard Debby Schriver R.J. Lee Margo Smith E.K. Venhoff de de Cox Lesley Baumann Gin Noon Spaulding Janet Wolanin Alexander Skye McDonald Michael Brown Kim Wilson Charles E. Hayes Eliot Parker Cathy Fyock D.C. Alexander Farrah Alexander Vitale Buford Kumiko Makihara Michael Washburn Lindsey Duga Janice Broyles Sebastian Matthews Ervin Klein Maureen Milliken Couri Johnson Jason Tharp Debbie Dadey Phil Stephens Rebecca Potter Susanne Tedrick Submit If you are human, leave this field blank.