Friday, April 11th
* Event 1: The Closing Keynote: "Writing across the Day, Writing across a Career"* (Required for QEP certification)
Facilitator: Dr. Kenneth M. Roemer (UTA) (Professor of English, Piper Professor, Distinguished Scholar Professor, Distinguished Teaching Professor, and award winning author)
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
This conversation is especially targeted for community college and university faculty in addition to staff, students, and the community. This event also features special presentations by the Festival Sponsors.
* Event 2: Poetry After party at the “Daverse Lounge” *
Facilitators: Multidisciplinary Art and literacy education organizations, Big Thought, Journeyman Ink, and ArtLoveMagic
Time: 7:00 -10:00pm
Location: Life in Deep Ellum, 2803 Taylor St, Dallas, TX 75226
Phone: (214) 651-0633
The DaVerse Lounge was founded in 2005 at the Dallas Theater Center, and is currently in its 9th season. DaVerse Lounge is the best open mic and creative experience for young people in North Texas. Writing festival participants and attendees are invited to participate in this creative exchange and celebration of writing! (Click here to view the TED presentation: http://www.tedxsmu.org/talks/daverse-lounge-tedxsmu-2013/)