Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference

Events Open to the Public 2017

Lectures and readings are free and open to the public. Events are subject to change.
Call 443-5286 to confirm days and times.

Saturday, June 3

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8 p.m., Little Theatre

Welcome by H. Emerson Blake and Michael Collier
Reading by Ross Gay

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8 p.m., Barn

Welcome by Jennifer Grotz
Reading by Suzanne Jill Levine

Sunday, June 4

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theatre

Lecture by John Elder, "Writing the Edge"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Idra Novey, "Writing While Translating"                                                     

Bread Loaf Orion and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theatre

Readings by Ted Genoways, Maureen Freely, and Robin Wall Kimmerer

Monday, June 5

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theatre

Lecture by Camille T. Dungy, "What If We've Got It All Wrong: Writing Into the Liberation of Uncertainty"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Maureen Freely, "Confessions of a Translating Novelist"

Bread Loaf Orion and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theatre

Readings by Megan Mayhew Bergman, Idra Novey, and Joe Wilkins

Tuesday, June 6

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theatre

Lecture by Joe Wilkins, "Hearing Voices: Speaking as the Other in Environmental Writing"

Bread Loaf Orion and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8:30 p.m., Barn

Music Night with Last Train to Zinkov

Wednesday, June 7

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theatre

Lecture by Ross Gay, "Entering the Trees"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Suzanne Jill Levine, "Borges on Translation, or the Reader as Writer"

Bread Loaf Orion and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theatre

Readings by Camille T. Dungy and Christopher Merrill

Thursday, June 8

Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Little Theatre  

Lecture by Robin Wall Kimmerer, "What Does the Earth Ask of Us"

Bread Loaf Translators’ Conference
8:45 a.m., Barn

Lecture by Christopher Merrill, "Corrective Readings: Translation in the Age of Trump"

Bread Loaf Orion and Bread Loaf Translators’ Conferences
8 p.m., Little Theatre

Readings by John Elder and Jennifer Grotz

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bread Loaf Conferences
204 College Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753

Phone: 802-443-5286
Fax: 802-443-2087
Email: blwc@middlebury.edu