Hardin Valley Campus landscape.

James Agee Conference for Literature and Arts

The third annual James Agee Conference for Literature and Arts will be held Sept. 14 and 15 at Pellissippi State Community College’s Hardin Valley Campus, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

The free event, which is open to the public, will include master classes led by musician Kelle Jolly, photographer Roger May and novelist Jon Sealy as well as a keynote presentation by author Robert Gipe. The Friday presentations, full schedule below, will be held in the Goins Auditorium.

Union Avenue Books will be on hand with a selection of Appalachian literature, and conference participants will have opportunities between the interactive workshops to mingle with the presenters and get their works signed.


Our Speakers


Roger May

Roger May
Photographer
(Photography)
(Website)

Jon Sealy

Jon Sealy
Novelist
(Fiction)
(Website)

Kelle Jolly

Kelle Jolly
Knoxville Musician
(Music)
(Website)

Robert Gipe

Robert Gipe
Author of TRAMPOLINE & WEEDEATER
(Keynote Speaker)
(Website)

Schedule

September 14

1:30 p.m. - Welcome

2 p.m. - Jon Sealy (Fiction)

3 p.m. - Roger May (Photography)

4 p.m. - Kelle Jolly (Music)

6 p.m. - Robert Gipe (Keynote)

 

September 15

9-11 a.m. - Scholarly Presentations