Category Archives: Speakers

August 24, 2019 Speaker

Dr. Kevin Henderson has taught American and British literature, creative writing, genre studies, special seminars, and literary theory at Drury University for many years. In addition to his professorship, he also serves as Faculty Coordinator for English. Kevin is the … Continue reading

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July 27, 2019 Speaker

Award-winning, multi-published author Tracy Garrett has always loved to disappear into the pages of a book. An accomplished musician, Tracy merged her need for creativity, love of history, and passion for reading when she began writing western historical romance. First … Continue reading

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June 22, 2019 Speaker

A Springfield native, Ritter first embraced creative writing at the age of 9. By age 13 he had written two adventure books, several plays, and created his own comic strip. His 8th grade editorial Lunchline Blues earned him an award … Continue reading

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2019 Summer Contest

SWG 2019 SUMMER CONTEST THEME: HISTORICAL FICTION – AMERICA Re-read entries (in the order they came in): Monsters Under the Bed The Middle East Mystery The Game The Unsettled West Homespun Politics Wall Street Scandal Fable of Prairie Coal The … Continue reading

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May 25, 2019 Speaker

Nancy Hartney writes short stories and non-fiction articles. Washed in Water: Tales from the South is her award winning debut collection published July 2013. A second collection, If the Creek Don’t Rise, came out in 2016 to accolades. Both books are available in … Continue reading

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