2nd Annual James Agee Conference

James Agee Conference Schedule of Events


Friday October 6th

12:00 p.m. Registration opens
1:00 p.m. Opening Remarks (Charles Dodd White, Edward Francisco)
2:00 p.m. Taylor Brown (Fiction Master Class)
3:05 p.m. Erik Reece (Nonfiction Master Class)
4:00 p.m. Darnell Arnoult (Poetry Master Class)
6:00 p.m. Keynote Address by Silas House
6:30 p.m. Booksigning to follow keynote address

Saturday October 7th

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Scholarly presentations (various presenters)

About the Conference

The James Agee Conference for Literature and Arts is an annual gathering held on the Hardin Valley Campus of Pellissippi State Community College. It brings together top writers, artists, and scholars from across the region to celebrate the work and influence of Knoxville native James Agee. The conference is free and open to the public. Any questions should be directed to Professor Charles Dodd White at cdwhite2@pstcc.edu.

Our Speakers

Those scheduled include Darnell Arnoult (Poetry), Taylor Brown (Fiction), Erik Reece (Nonfiction), and a keynote address by Silas House.

Darnell Arnoult

Taylor Brown
author of RIVER OF KINGS

Erik Reece 
author of UTOPIA DRIVE

Silas House
Keynote Speaker