The Bread Loaf Writers' Conference

 

Bread Loaf Orion Public Events Schedule

Lectures and readings are free and open to the public. All events will take place in the Little Theatre on the Bread Loaf campus in Ripton, Vermont. Events are subject to change. Please call to confirm days and times: 802-443-5286.

Monday, June 9

8:00 p.m.—Opening event: welcome by directors and reading by Rick Bass                             

Tuesday, June 10

9:00 a.m.—Lecture by Alan Weisman, “Where Environmentalists Fear to Tread”

3:30 p.m.—Publishing panel with Jennifer Sahn of Orion magazine, Deanne Urmy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Joanne Wyckoff of Carol Mann Agency, and moderator H. Emerson Blake.                   

8:00 p.m.—Reading by Camille Dungy

Wednesday, June 11

9:00 a.m—Lecture by Maurice Manning, “Nature and the Possibility of a Moral Imagination"

8:00 p.m.—Reading by Alison Hawthorne Deming

Thursday, June 12

9:00 a.m.—Lecture by Rick Bass, "The Joy of Being Arrested"

8:00 p.m.—Reading by Maurice Manning

Friday, June 13

9:00 a.m.—Lecture by Alison Hawthorne Deming, "To See Beyond Earth's Noise: New Relationships Between Art and Science"

8:00 p.m.—Reading by Jane Brox

Saturday, June 14

9:00 a.m.—Lecture by Camille Dungy, “Like Taming Something Wild: Why Setting, Simile, and Metaphor Make Sense”

8:00 p.m.—Reading by Alan Weisman