This the provisional general schedule and is subject to change.

Note: All times are Pacific Time (GMT-08:00).

We are currently working on the full workshop schedule and will post it as soon as it is available.


Pre-Conference Schedule & Deadlines

  • February 20th: Deadline for Mentee Survey and Writing Sample (for Mentor Track Mentees Only)
  • February 20th: Deadline for Writing Contest submissions (Open to all Registered Attendees, and contest submissions open on January 20th)
  • February 20th: Deadline for Critique Submissions (Open to all Registered Attendees and submissions open on January 20th)
  • Saturday Feb 24th, 3:00-4:00 pm: Attendee Pre-Conference Orientation (details and Zoom link sent out via email)
  • March 17th: Last Day to register for the Conference

Friday, March 22nd

  • 4:30 pm-6:30 pm Check-In (NO ARRIVALS PRIOR TO 4:00 pm!)
  • 4:30-5:30 Check in books at the bookstore (below the dining hall)
  • 5:30-6:15 Orientation in Auditorium
  • 6:30-7:30 Dinner in dining hall
  • 7:45 Worship and Opening Session in Auditorium
  • 8:30-9:30 pm Faculty Dessert Reception and Appointment sign-ups
  • 8:30-9:30 pm Check in books at the bookstore

Saturday, March 23rd

  • 8:00-8:45 am Breakfast in dining hall
  • 9:00-12:15 Morning Tracks/9:00-12:20 Mentoring Tracks
  • 12:30-1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:30-5:20 Workshops (every hour, on the half-hour)
  • 4:20-6:00 pm Bookstore Open
  • 5:20-6:00 pm Free time/Appointments
  • 6:00-7:00 Dinner in dining hall
  • 7:15-8:45 Worship and Keynote (Robin Pearson)

Sunday, March 24th

  • 8:00-8:45 am Breakfast in dining hall
  • 9:00-10:00 am Morning Service with Todd Tilghman
  • 10:15-12:15 Morning Tracks/10:15-12:20 Mentoring Tracks
  • 12:30-1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:30-4:20 Workshops (every hour, on the half-hour)
  • 4:20-6:00 Free time/Appointments
  • 4:20-6:00 Bookstore Open
  • 6:00-7:00 Dinner in dining hall
  • 7:15-8:45 Worship and Keynote (Robin Lee Hatcher)

Monday, March 25th

  • 8:00-8:45 am Breakfast in dining hall
  • 9:00-12:15 Morning Tracks/9:00-12:20 Mentoring Tracks
  • 12:30-1:15 pm Lunch
  • 1:30-5:20 Workshops (every hour, on the half-hour)
  • 4:20-6:00 pm Bookstore Open
  • 5:20-6:00 pm Last appointments/follow-ups/free time
  • 6:00-7:00 Dinner in dining hall
  • 7:15-8:45 Worship and Keynote (Robin Jones Gunn)
  • 9:00-9:45 Q & A with Robin Jones Gunn
  • 9:50-10:30 pm Bookstore Open
  • 10:30-11:00 Check out unsold books from the bookstore

Tuesday, March 26th

  • 8:00-8:45 am Breakfast in dining hall
  • 8:30-9:00 am Check out unsold books from the bookstore
  • 9:00-11:30 Morning and Mentoring Tracks
  • 11:45-12:15 Closing Assembly & Writing Awards
  • 12:15-12:45 Last chance to check out unsold books from the bookstore*
  • 12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
  • 1:30 Conference Ends

Bookstore Opening Hours

The bookstore will be open Sat-Mon from 4:20-6:00 pm and after Robin Jones Gunn’s keynote, 9:50-10:30 pm Monday 25th. It may also be open at other times on an ad hoc basis.


* All unsold books that aren’t collected by 12:45 pm on Tuesday will be trashed.