Welcome, Kettle Pond Writers' Conference attendees! On this page, you'll find emergency contact information, facilities and workshop locations, computing info, library hours, and our 2019 schedule of events. Please reach out with any questions to director@kettlepondwriters.com 

Emergency Contact Information

Paul Smith’s College Contacts:

Campus Safety 518-327-6300 

Conference Services 518-310-6644

 

Off Campus Emergency Contacts:

Paul Smiths Emergency Call Center   911

Paul Smiths-Gabriels Fire Department 518-327-3600

Adirondack Medical Center 518-891-4141

 

If your cellphone does not have service at Paul Smith’s, you can logon to the WiFi network, which is free and open throughout campus, and use that to make calls.

Facilities and Workshop Locations 

Workshops

Christopher Citro — Adirondack Room

Brian Hall  — Room 124

Chelsea Hodson — 1st fl. Student Center 

Naomi Jackson — Room 212

David Ryan — Room 123

Michael J. Seidlinger — Room 210

Raena Shirali — Room 211

Printing — Weil Library

24 Hour Room — Weil Library

 

 

Computing Info

WiFi

Paul Smith’s wifi is open and available all over campus. No password needed. 

Printing

A login is required to print at the library or in the 24 Hour Room in the lobby of the library. Printing is free.

Username: events1

Password:  Bobcats2!

Library Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM 

Sunday: Closed (will be open for workshops)

2019 Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 22

10:00 am-3:30 pm        Registration @ Overlook Hall

3:00 pm                           Conference Tour @ Departs from Registration

5:00-5:45 pm                  Welcome Reception @ The Bobcat Bar

5:45-6:45 pm                  Dinner @ The St. Regis

7:30-8:30 pm                  Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                           Christopher Citro & Brock Clarke

8:45 pm-11:00pm           Lakeside Social @ The Bobcat Bar

 

Sunday, June 23

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                 Craft Lecture — Christopher Citro @ Pine Room

                                             On Giving Up: Its Uses and Benefits in the Writing Life

10:15 am-12:15 pm          Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms 

12:15-1:15 pm                    Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-4:30 pm                     Free Time

4:30-5:30 pm                    Participant Readings @ Pine Room

5:45-6:45 pm                     Dinner @ Weil Student Center

7:30-8:30 pm                    Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                             Naomi Jackson & David Ryan

8:45 pm-11:00pm            Lakeside Social @ The Bobcat Bar

Monday, June 24

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                  Craft Lecture — Chelsea Hodson @ Pine Room

                                              The Body as a Writing Tool

10:15 am-12:15 pm            Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms 

12:15-1:15 pm                      Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-4:30 pm                      Free Time 

4:30-5:30 pm                      Participant Readings @ Pine Room

5:45-6:45 pm                      Dinner @ Weil Student Center

7:30-8:30 pm                      Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                               Chelsea Hodson & Raena Shirali

8:45 pm-11:00pm Forest Social @ Forestry Cabin

 

Tuesday, June 25

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                  Craft Lecture — Brian Hall @ Pine Room

                                              Close Third vs. First Person: Strategies & Effects

10:15 am-12:15 pm           Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms 

12:15-1:15 pm                     Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-3:30 pm                      Free Time

3:30-4:30 pm                     Craft Lecture — Raena Shirali @ Pine Room

                                              Writing the Other: Responsibility & The Role of the Author in Persona                                                       Poetry

4:30-5:30 pm                      Participant Readings @ Pine Room

5:45-6:45 pm                      Dinner @ Weil Student Center

7:30-8:30 pm                      Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                               Jackie Gilbert & Michael J. Seidlinger

8:45 pm-11:00pm              Forest Social @ Forestry Cabin

Wednesday, June 26

7:30-8:45 am                        Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                      Craft Lecture — David Ryan @ Pine Room

                                                  Anecdote, Story, and Experience

10:15 am-12:15 pm              Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms

 

12:15-1:15 pm                       Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-4:30 pm                       Free Time 

4:30-5:30 pm                      Participant Readings @ Pine Room

5:45-6:45 pm                      Dinner @ Weil Student Center

8:30 pm-?                           Evening Social @ Blum House

Thursday, June 27

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                  Craft Lecture — Naomi Jackson  @ Pine Room

                                               Steps on the Road to Making a Novel

10:15 am-12:15 pm            Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms 

12:15-1:15 pm                      Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-3:00 pm                      Free Time

3:00-4:00 pm                     Business of Writing: Nicole Counts @ Pine Room

                                               An Editor on Editing: What to Expect During the Publishing Process

4:00-5:30 pm                      Agent Roundtable: Kerry D’Agostino and Jackie Gilbert @ Pine Room

                                               Everything You Need to Know: From Querying to Publication 

5:45-6:45 pm                      Dinner @ Weil Student Center

7:30-8:30 pm                     Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                              Brandon Courtney & Sandra Lim

8:45 pm-11:00pm             Lakeside Social @ The Bobcat Bar

 

Friday, June 28

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Weil Student Center

9:00-10:00 am                   Craft Lecture — Brandon Courtney @ Pine Room

                                               Poetry, the Thing-in-Itself, and Ready-to-Hand: An Examination of 

                                               Lyric through Kant and Heidegger’s Philosophy

10:15 am-12:15 pm             Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms 

12:15-1:15 pm                      Lunch @ Weil Student Center

1:15-3:00 pm                      Free Time

3:00-4:30 pm                      Submissions Party @ Overlook Classroom

                                               A Panel and Discussion about Submitting to Magazines and Small Presses

5:30-6:30 pm                     Dinner @ Weil Student Center

7:00-8:00 pm                     Faculty Reading @ VIC Auditorium

                                               Jaed Coffin & Brian Hall

8:15 pm                                Conference Photo @ VIC

8:30 pm-12:00 am            Conference Salon + Party @ Forestry Cabin

 

Saturday, June 29

7:30-8:45 am                     Breakfast @ Workshop Classrooms 

9:00-10:00 am                  Craft Lecture — Jaed Coffin @ Adirondack Room

                                              Something Someone Said: Developing Narrative from Murky Memories

10:15 -11:15 am                  Workshop Sessions @ Classrooms

10:30 am-12:30 pm          Check-Out and Farewells @ Overlook Hall

 
 
 
 

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