Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference to hold Festival of Readings

The Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference annual Festival of Readings, with readings by 15 poets, novelists and essayists, is June 14-16. Keynote speaker Alice Sebold reads at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Mariner Theatre.

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Elks Lodge are readings by Debby Dahl Edwardson, Erin Coughlin Hollowell, Holly Hughes, Tom Kizzia, Lee Martin, Benjamin Percy, Marjorie Sandor and Sherry Simpson. At 7:30 p.m. Monday at Land’s End Resort are readings by Richard Chiappone, Tracy Daugherty, Kwame Dawes, Nancy Lord, Scott Russell Sanders, Eva Saulitis and Peggy Shumaker.

Last-minute registration also is being held for the 2014 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, June 13-17, at Land’s End Resort. The conference may be sold out by press time. See writersconference.homer.alaska.edu for more information.