Yokshop Alums have gone on to publish with major presses and in journals such as One World/Random House,

Oxford American, Virginia Quarterly Review, Fugue, Bitter Southerner, Los Angeles Times, among many others.


They have also won the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award, the Iowa Short Fiction Award, garnered Pushcart Prize nominations and landed multiple book deals.


GUEST LECTURER:

TAYLOR BROWN​


Author of the novels The Pride of Eden, The Fallen Land, The Gods of Howl Mountain and River of Kings. 


Taylor will give a craft lecture and a reading.

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CONFERENCE DIRECTOR:

M.O. WALSH

Author of the novels The Big Door Prize (forthcoming July 2020), 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.


Yokshop Alums

GUEST LECTURER:

​ODIE LINDSEY


Author of novel Some Come Home and short story collection We Come to Our Senses.


Odie will give a craft lecture and reading.


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











WORKSHOP LEADER:

OLIVIA CLARE


Author of the short story collection Disasters in the First World.


​Will lead daily workshop  and give a reading.

WORKSHOP LEADER:

SCOTT MORRIS


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


Will give keynote speech and lead a workshop.

Recent Faculty

William Boyle

Michael Farris Smith

Mary Miller

Michael Knight

Hannah Pittard

Tom Franklin

Ace Atkins

John Brandon

Josh Weil

Sonja Livingston

Julie Cantrell

Randy Bates

Ann Fisher-Wirth