WORKSHOP LEADER:

SCOTT MORRIS


Author of novels Waiting for April  and The Total View of Taftly.


Will give keynote speech and lead a workshop.

WORKSHOP LEADER:

MICHAEL FARRIS SMITH


Author of novels The Fighter, Desperation Road and Rivers.


​Will lead daily workshop  and give a reading.

Yokshop Alums have gone on to publish in journals such as

Oxford American, Virginia Quarterly Review, Los Angeles TimesCarolina Quarterly, among many others. They have also won The William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award, the Iowa Short Fiction Award, garnered Pushcart Prize nominations and multiple book deals.


Yokshop Alums

Faculty 2018











The Yokshop Faculty to Student ratio is an incredible  1:4!

GUEST LECTURER:

​Mary Miller


Author of short story collections Always Happy Hour and Big World and the novel The Last Days of California.


Mary will deliver a craft lecture and give a reading from her work.

GUEST LECTURER:

Olivia Clare


Author of the short story collection Disasters in the First World


Olivia will deliver a craft lecture and give a reading of her work.

Yokshop Faculty

CONFERENCE DIRECTOR:

M.O. WALSH

Author of the novel My Sunshine Away  and short story collection The Prospect of Magic.


Will host conference, give a talk on publishing, and serve as spirit guide for all events.



Recent Faculty

Michael Knight

Hannah Pittard

Tom Franklin

Ace Atkins

John Brandon

Josh Weil

Sonja Livingston

Julie Cantrell

Randy Bates

Ann Fisher-Wirth