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Saturday, April 21 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
"I can't even right now" --dealing with Writer's Block

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Is it writer's block or procrastination -- or is non-writing time actually required and productive? These panelists will explore tips and tricks for working through writer's block and also why not writing is sometimes the best answer. Moderated by author Vive Griffith.

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Tara DaPra

Tara DaPra is a lecturer at UW-Green Bay where she teaches creative writing and English composition. As a recovering procrastinator, she’s certain that the process of writing is a great philosophy for most difficult tasks in work and life. Tara’s writing has appeared in such places... Read More →
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Mike Eserkaln

Mike has been teaching and performing improvisational comedy for over 25 years. He's also written a couple of books (Cards with the Devil, and The Continuing Adventures of Byron and Bing... a majority of these books were written in Kavarna while sipping coffee), a number of full-length... Read More →
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Ami Irmen

Faculty, Kishwaukee College
Ami Irmen has been teaching Composition, Developmental English, and Creative Writing at Kishwaukee College since 2009. She believes in globalizing her classroom, providing diverse readings, all while keeping costs low for students.
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Jac Jemc

Jac Jemc lives in Chicago. Her novel The Grip of It is forthcoming from FSG Originals (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) in August 2017.  Jemc is also the author of My Only Wife (Dzanc Books), named a finalist for the 2013 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction and winner of the... Read More →
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Caitlin Roach

Caitlin Roach is a poet from California. She earned an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Provost Fellow and recipient of a Postgraduate Fellowship. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Best New Poets 2017, Poetry Northwest, Colorado Review... Read More →

Saturday April 21, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm CDT
KI Convention Center Room A4 333 Main St, Green Bay, WI 54301