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. June 14 at the Mariner Theatre. 

At 7:30 p.m. June 15 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. June 16 at Land’s End Resort are readings by Richard Chiappone, Tracy Daugherty, Kwame Dawes, Nancy Lord, Scott Russell Sanders, Eva Saulitis and Peggy Shumaker.

Registration also is now being held for the 2014 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, June 13-17. See writersconference.homer.alaska.edu for more information.