This day-long conference will feature panels by students in any ENG class.
Lunch Keynote will be Jaed Coffin. Coffin is the author of A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants (Da Capo/Perseus, 2008) and, most recently, Roughhouse Friday (FSG, 2019). A regular contributor to Down East Magazine, his essays and stories have appeared in the New York Times, Nautilus, Jezebel, The Sun, and many other publications. He’s been a featured speaker at TEDx and Moth Radio Hour, as well as a guest at over twenty colleges and universities. Jaed teaches creative writing at the University of New Hampshire and lives in Maine with his wife and two daughters.
The conference overlaps with the annual Plunkett Maine Poetry Festival, featuring workshops, poetry writing contests, readings, and more.