2014 Panel Schedule

Saturday, May 17

TIME

           Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

7:30-8:45

REGISTRATION

8:45-10:00 ‘And Then What?’ Creating Suspense in Biography (C) The Challenges of Group Biography (C) Twice Marginalized: The Challenges of Writing About Little-Known Gay and Lesbian Subjects (C)
10:15-11:30 Writing for Young Adults (C) Dealing with Your Agent . . . or Choosing Not to Have One (P) The Dark Side: Addressing the Unsavory Elements of a Subject’s Character (C) Cultivating Readers and Blurb Writers (M)
11:45-1:15

LUNCH AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY STACY SCHIFF

1:30-2:45 Getting It Right: From the Proposal to the Last Word (CO) The Book Tour: Real and Virtual (M) Finding the Balance: The Life, the Context, the Work (C) The University Press  and Biography (P)
3:00-4:15 What Happens After You Turn in Your Manuscript? (P) Archive to Endnotes (R) Location, Location, Location: Writing About Place (C) Diary of a Biographer : How Authors Led Their Lives While Writing Someone Else’s (CO)
4:30-5:45 Getting the Family On Board (R) Market Trends for Biography (M) What Editors Actually Do (and Don’t Do) (P) Making Modernism: A Conversation Between Biographers(C)
5:45-7:15

NETWORKING RECEPTION AND PLUTARCH AWARD

FOR BEST BIOGRAPHY OF 2013

KEY: CO= Core, R= Research, C= Craft, P= Publishing, M=Marketing