Friday, Oct. 18-Saturday, Oct. 19
Looking for a good book to read? Why not write one, instead. The annual Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers begins Friday, Oct, 18, with the 35th annual awards ceremony and dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the University of Tulsa campus, 800 S. Tucker Drive. The night celebrates the year’s literary award winners and guests of the conference, including authors Cristina Garcia (“King of Cuba”). With a theme of “Hunger and Thirst: Fulfilling Desire,” the conference continues Saturday, Oct. 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Participants can register before participating in panel discussions, master classes and one-on-one editing sessions. Join such authors as Jacob M. Appel, Aimee Nezhukumatathil and Jon Katz at this special event. Registration for Saturday only is $50. Friday-Saturday passes are $100. Read more at www.utulsa.edu/nimrod.