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The North Carolina Writers Conference
July 28 – 29, 2017
Rocky Mount, NC
Honoring Allan Gurganus
Full Program Here: NCWC2017Program
Friday, July 28 3:00-5:00 Conference Registration – Holiday Inn 200 Enterprise Drive, Rocky Mount, NC
7:30-9:30 An Evening of Film and Theater, Powers Recital Hall, Dunn Center for the Performing Arts, NC Wesleyan College, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd. “It Had Wings,” by Ellen Hemphill & Jim Haverkamp, “The Imaginary Village of Allan Gurganus,” featuring filmmaker Wil Weldon – Intermission – “The $19.95 Deluxe Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Falls, NC, Light Lunch Inclusive,” featuring Jane Holding – Dessert & Coffee Reception, Carlton Board Room
Saturday, July 29 – All events in the Brown Auditorium, Nash Community College, 522 N. Old Carriage Rd.
8:00-8:30 Registration and Book Sales
8:30-8:45 Welcome and Introductions Jim Clark, 2017 NCWC Chair
8:45-9:45 Remembering Kay Byer, Susan Laughter Meyers, and Others
9:45-11:00 The Writer and Our Beloved Community (I) Moderator Ed Southern, featuring Shelby Stephenson, Ruth Moose, and John Holman
11:15-12:15 Celebrating Allan Gurganus Moderator Rebecca Godwin, featuring Gary Richards, Zackary Vernon, and Terry Smith
12:30-2:00 Lunch, with a special tribute to Alex Albright and R.A. Fountain General Store
2:15-3:45 The Writer on Film Moderator Jeff Davis, featuring Gary Hawkins and Wil Weldon
4:00-5:00 The Writer and Our Beloved Community (II) Panel featuring Jeffery Beam and Matthew Griffin
5:00-5:30 Chairs meeting
6:00-7:00 Reception (Wine, beer, soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres)
7:00-9:00 Banquet honoring Allan Gurganus Jim Clark (emcee). With Margaret Bauer, Jay Bonner, and Jane Holding.