Writer's Block Festival

Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:00AM - 6:00PM


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Event Details

The 9th Annual


Saturday, November 16, 2019

Spalding University Library and Egan Leadership Center




  • Exhibitors representing publishers, writing programs, libraries, and more!
  • Readings from Young Authors Greenhouse and Miracle Monocle authors and Writer's Block faculty
  • Poetry Is . . . performance
  • Panels with local authors and agents
  • Live recording of the WFPL podcast 5 Things
  • Keynote reading with Louisville native and National Book Award finalist, Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs To You and the forthcoming Cleanness
  • Book sales and signings

Writing Workshops available in fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, playwriting, and young adult fiction: Pre-registration and payment required ($50 / $40 for LLA members).

Click HERE for details.

Workshop faculty: Joe Sacksteder (fiction); Amy Wright (creative nonfiction); Derek Mong (poetry); Idris Goodwin (playwriting); Olivia Cole (YA).

Agent Pitches: Spend ten minutes discussing your manuscript with a literary agent!! Pre-registration and payment required. ($25)

Click HERE for details.

Venue Information

853 Library Lane
Louisville, KY 40203
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Organizer Information

Louisville Literary Arts

1512 Portland Avenue
Louisville, KY 40203
(502) 608-0853

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Amy Miller
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