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Writers Conference

Conference Schedule 2018

Conference Schedule 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Who's Allowed to Write LGBTQ? with Bill Konigsberg

Date(s): Saturday, February 24, 2018, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Traditions, University Club (view map)
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Mixed Genre

About the Session

This session will focus on the #ownvoices movement, which stresses the importance of getting diverse stories from those from who are members of marginalized groups. We will discuss the somewhat difficult topics of writing across ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity. While encouraging participants to write the stories they know, we will also discuss tools that authors can use if they choose to write across various identities, as well as some of the possible difficulties they may face.

Meet the Presenter(s)