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 KNIGHT


Author of Eveningland, Goodnight, Nobody, The Typist, Diving Rod, Dogfight and The Holiday Season.

​Will lead daily workshop  and give a reading.

Yokshop Alums

Faculty 2016


Recent Faculty

Hannah Pittard

Tom Franklin

Ace Atkins

John Brandon

Josh Weil

Sonja Livingston

Julie Cantrell

Randy Bates

Ann Fisher-Wirth



GUEST LECTURER:

BETH ANN FENNELLY

Poet Laureate of Mississippi.

Author of poetry collections Open House, Tender Hooks, and  Unmentionables, the memoir Great with Child and co-author of novel The Tilted World with husband Tom Franklin. 

Will teach a craft class.

Yokshop Alums have gone on to publish in journals such as

Oxford American, Virginia Quarterly Review,Carolina 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.


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











GUEST LECTURER:

JAMIE KORNEGAY


Author of the novel Soil.



Will teach a craft class.

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.