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Schedule of Events

Headshots of 2021 authors


This year's festival will feature a mix of livestream events and in-person readings

Tuesday, April 6

7:00 pm - Mesha Maren (livestream)

Wednesday, April 7

7:00 pm - Kristen Radtke (livestream)

Thursday, April 8

7:00 pm - Ashleigh Bryant Phillips (livestream)

Saturday, April 10

2:00 pm - Panel discussion co-sponsored with Malaprop's Bookstore: "Who Can Tell That Story: Representation in Fiction" with fiction writers Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, Chantel Acevedo, Ashleigh Bryant Phillips, and editors Meg Reid of Hub City and Robin Miura of Blair (free livestream, register in advance)

Monday, April 12

4:00 pm - Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet Jessica Jacobs and student poets(UC Lawn)

7:00 pm - Camille T. Dungy (livestream)

Tuesday, April 13

4:00 pm - Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle and Leah Hampton(UC Lawn)

7:00 pm - Chantel Acevedo (livestream)

Wednesday, April 14

5:00 pm - Jesse Graves and Winners of the 2021 LItFest Writing Competition (Picnic Area)

7:00 pm - Jeff Sharlet (livestream)

Thursday, April 15

4:00 pm - Kimberly L. Becker and Catherine Carter (livestream)

7:00 pm - Edwidge Danticat (livestream)

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