Events will be held on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College, at the Monroeville Community House and the Monroe County Museum in downtown Monroeville. Registration will take place Thursday afternoon and Friday morning at Alabama Southern. In addition to the events listed below, the schedule will include art exhibits, music and booksellers.
Thursday, April 24 1-5 p.m. Registration & Exhibit of Alabama Artists, Location: Nettles Auditorium on the campus of Alabama Southern Community College 1 p.m. Historical Downtown Walking Tours 6-8:30 p.m. Hospitality Hour and Opening Reception with Koethi Zan, Location: Monroeville Community House
Friday, April 25 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration and Literary Coffee House, Location: Nettles Auditorium and Alabama Southern Community College Library 8:30-11:55 a.m. Morning Sessions, Location: Nettles Auditorium 8:30-10 a.m. Documentary with Sandra Jaffe and moderator Wayne Flynt 10:05-10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break 10:20-10:50 a.m. Charles McNair with moderator Kirk Curnutt 11-11:50 a.m. Musician Bobby Horton 12:30-2 p.m. Awards Luncheon: Presentation of the Harper Lee Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Writer 2014 and of the Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar 2014, Location: Monroeville Community House 2:30-4:30 p.m. Afternoon Sessions, Location: Nettles Auditorium, Science Building and Library Building 2:30-3 p.m. Andrew Hudgins with moderator Richard Anderson, Location: Nettles Auditorium 3:10-3:40 p.m. Glenn Feldman with moderator Jacqueline Trimble, Location: Nettles Auditorium 3:50-4:30 Panel Sessions, Location: The Science Bldg. • The Art and Craft of Writing with Adam Vines and Jason Walker • Alabama Media Book Club 4:40-5:30 p.m. Book Signings, Location: Library at Alabama Southern Community College 5:45-6:45 p.m. Picnic on the Monroeville Courthouse lawn Concurrent Sessions: 7-9 p.m. Live performance of To Kill a Mockingbird 7-8:30 p.m. Readers’ Theatre 8:30-11:30 p.m. “Light Jazz and Heavy Conversation” featuring the band “Second Coming” at the Vanity Fair Golf and Tennis Club
Saturday, April 26 8:30-11:30 a.m. Light Refreshments and Morning Sessions at the Old Courthouse 8:30-9:05 a.m. May Lamar with moderator Jennifer Horne 9:10-9:40 a.m. Roy Hoffman with moderator Lisa Graves Minor 9:45-10:15 a.m. Robert Inman with moderator Anita Miller Garner 10:20-11:20 a.m. Mark Childress with moderator Don Noble 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Concluding Brunch with Sena Jeter Naslund