Event Schedule

Panel Discussions  Time 
"Why Poetry?" Panel (sponsored by Philadelphia Stories). The panelists will discuss how both the poetry adverse and those who love poetry can better engage with this often enigmatic medium. Moderated by Rosemont MFA faculty member Anne Kaier, with Liz Abrams-Morley (Rosemont MFA faculty), Courtney Bambrick (Rosemont MFA alumna and Philadelphia Stories poetry editor) and Marshall Warfield (Drexel University) 11 A.M. - 12 P.M.
"How do Writers and Designers Collaborate to Create Graphic Novels & Comic Books" Panel
Happening in Kistler Library
Moderator: Roman Colombo, MFA '10
  • Rick Leonardi, Penciler at Marvel Comics
  • Nicole Glade, Assistant Editor at Zenescope Entertainment, Writer of Grimms Fairy Tales: The Age of Darkness
  • Matt Phelan, Author/Illustrator of the award winning titles: "Storm in the Barn" and "Around the World" among other titles
12 - 1 P.M. 
1:30-2:30 p.m.: Children’s Story Hour in Kistler Library


1:30-1:55 p.m.: Reading & activity with Chrysa Smith author of The Adventures of the Poodle Posse


1:55 -2:30 p.m.: Eli Kowalski & Kushka the dog
1:30 - 2:30 P.M. 
Readings Time
Bruce Hartman 10:00 A.M.
Carrie Watson 10:12 A.M.
Andi O'Connor 10:24 A.M.
Nathaniel 10:36 A.M.
Blythe Davenport  10:48 A.M.
Lynn Levin 11:00 A.M. 
Richard Bank 11:12 A.M.
Melissa McDemott   11:24 A.M.
Julia MacDonnell Chang  11:36 A.M.
Bein Heins  11:48 A.M.
Dominique Antoinette 12:00 P.M.
Don Riggs 12:12 P.M.
Nicole Wolverton 12:24 P.M.
Jennifer Walkup 12:36 P.M.
Rosemary Bonilla 12:48 P.M.
John Searles  1:00 P.M.
J.J. Murphy  2:00 P.M. 
Jeff Markowitz  2:12 P.M.
J.C. Berger 2:24 P.M.
Douglas Shupinski 2:36 P.M.
Jennifer Blake 2:48 P.M.