2015 CNFC Conference Schedule

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Thursday – 7:30 pm  The Legacy Art Galleries, 630 Yates Street

Special Guest Brenda Miller will speak about the nature and challenges of creative nonfiction.

Friday Afternoon – 1:00 – 3:30 pm  Victoria Public Library

Intro CNF Class: Finding the Universal in the Personal with Kim McCullough – Main Library, 735 Broughton St.

Friday Afternoon – 1:30 – 6:00 pm   Inn at Laurel Point

  • Master Class: Courting the ‘C’ in CNF – Betsy Warland (class is full)
  • Master Class: Filling in the Gaps: Dealing with the Unknown and Unknowable in CNF – Julija Sukys (class is full)
  • Master Class: Thinking Like an Editor – Helen Moffett
  • Fast Pitch: Agent and Publisher Sessions
  • Writing Past Fear Workshop

Friday Evening – 7:30 pm   Inn at Laurel Point

  • Keynote Speaker – Alison Wearing
  • Book signings with Alison Wearing, Eve Joseph, Michael Harris, Charlotte Gill and Paul Seesequasis.

Tickets for the public available at the door. $15

Saturday – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm   Inn at Laurel Point

  • In Conversation – Hal Wake and Eve Joseph 
  • Injecting Life into Nonfiction Scenes Workshop
  •  Q & A with Michael Harris Workshop

Buffet Lunch

  • Finding the Line – Tell All or Do No Harm? Workshop
  • All the Winter’s a Stage Workshop
  • Plenary Discussion – Brenda Miller, Charlotte Gill and Michael Harris

Saturday Evening – 6:30 pm   Inn at Laurel Point

Gala Dinner

carte blanche/CNFC Contest Award – sponsored by University of King’s College – presented by Charlotte Gill

Time TBA: Cabaret – our members read!

Sunday 8:30 – 11:15 am   Inn at Laurel Point

Coffee & Talk (TBA)


Sunday 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm  Inn at Laurel Point – Bard & Banker Pub  

  • Literary Walk
  • New Book Readings by members at the Bard & Banker

Conference fee includes all talks, workshops, readings, lunch, dinner & cabaret for $150. Cancellations up to April 20 — $30 fee; April 21 – 23 — $75 fee  No refunds for Master Classes. 

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