A Celebration of Teaching and Writing
About the Festival
Week of Events
Michael J. Grant Campus Events
Ammerman Campus Events
Eastern Campus Events
Conference Day Schedule
Keynote Speaker and Featured Readers
Travel and Accommodations
Call for Proposals
SCCC Creative Writing Awards
Photos of the Festival
Photos of the 2012 Festival
Photos of the 2013 Festival
Photos of the 2014 Festival
Photos of the 2015 Festival
Conference Day 2015
Eastern Campus 2015
Ammerman Campus 2015
Conference Day: Friday, April 28, 2017
ALL EVENTS HELD ON THE AMMERMAN CAMPUS
8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Registration and Sign-In
Shea Theatre Lobby, Islip Arts Building
Participants are welcomed to the tenth annual SCCC Creative Writing Festival with a complimentary breakfast.
9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Welcome Address and Reading featuring Poets Aracelis Girmay and Rachel Eliza Griffiths
Room 115, Islip Arts Building
11:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Panel Discussions & Creative Writing Workshops
These sessions are for students and teaching faculty. They are discussion sessions with topics related to issues in genres, publishing, teaching, and the profession of writing.
12:30 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Luncheon, Keynote Address featuring Paul Lisicky and Creative Writing Awards for College Writers Ceremony
Montauk Point Room, Babylon Student Center
A complimentary luncheon will be served to participants, and the creative writing awards will be presented to attending students.
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. At The Writer’s Desk
A moderated discussion with critically acclaimed writers about their writing processes, the genres they write in, and the art and profession of writing.
3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Closing Reception and Book Signing
Participants will enjoy complimentary coffee and refreshments while having their books signed by the festival’s featured authors.
Held annually on the Michael J. Grant, Ammerman, and Eastern Campuses of Suffolk County Community College (www.sunysuffolk.edu) in Suffolk County, NY