Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference Continues in Bemidji
An award-winning lineup of authors from around the nation will read from their work at evening presentations during Bemidji State University’s Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, beginning June 20 through June 26, Sunday.
All public readings begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Gathering Room of Bemidji State’s American Indian Resource Center. Readings, which include a post-event reception and book signing, are free and open to the public.
June 20 – Natalie Diaz, poetry
June 21 – Joy Harjo, poet
June 22 – LeAnne Howe, multi-genre
June 23 – Lorraine Lopez, fiction
June 24 – Rebecca Brown, creative non-fiction
June 25 – Jericho Brown, poetry
Each of the six authors are participating in the conference as teaching faculty. Faculty are selected for their success as writers and authors and for their ability as teachers. Conference teaching faculty has included National Education Association fellows and winners of significant honors such as the National Book Award.
Workshops are also held daily throughout the week. For the full schedule and more information on each writer, please visit www.northwoodswriters.org/the-conference/schedule/