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August 26 Speaker

Lori Ericson grew up in her family-owned cemetery and spent years as a newspaper reporter, but isn’t sure which experience helped more to shape the dark stories that spill from her head. The author and her husband, Lloyd, live in … Continue reading

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July 22 Speaker

Juliana Goodwin is a food columnist, cookbook author, and travel writer in Springfield, Mo. She worked for the Springfield News-Leader for 11 years, before leaving in 2014 to freelance full-time and spend more time with her family.  Goodwin grew up … Continue reading

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May 27 Speaker Carla Kirchner

Carla Kirchner has an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University and is an Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, MO. Both a poet and fiction writer, Kirchner won the Concrete Wolf Press 2016 … Continue reading

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April 22 Speaker-Camille Faye

About Camille Faye During her years as a university Composition instructor and writing center tutor, Camille Faye worked with hundreds of writers from varying backgrounds and skill levels on many types of writing projects. She can work with writers in … Continue reading

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March 25 Speaker

Casey will speak on: Authors should expect more from their publishers. Casey W. Cowan has worked in and around the journalism, artistic, and literary fields for twenty years. He’s worked as a reporter, photographer, and graphic designer for a variety … Continue reading

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