05 Apr
8:00 am 2018

Estep Multimedia Center, Bill S. Cole University
& North Lounge, Memorial Student Union

Thursday, April 5

I. 9:30 – 10: 45 Estep Auditorium 

Jason Poudrier - Cameron University Pvt Pau & We All Had Our Wives
Terri Cummings – Nichols Hills, Oklahoma Voyeur
Alan Gann – Dallas, Texas Field Notes: Love, Politics & Movie Musicals

II. 11:00 – 12: 15 Estep Auditorium

Don Stinson – Northern Oklahoma College, from Flatline Horizon
Gay Pasley – Edmond, Oklahoma, Fact Finding
John Yozzo – Tulsa, Oklahoma, for havin' gotten rid of me: love-lyrics Flip-side B: all the goodbyes

*** Lunch ***

III. 2:00 – 3: 20 North Lounge

Hank Jones – Tarleton State University, A Rash of Poetry
Dorothy Alexander – Santa Fe, New Mexico, Nevertheless: The Art of Persistence
Christopher Soden – Dallas, Texas. Little Bird
Bill McCloud – Pryor, Oklahoma, Recovering the Rhythm of War

IV. 2:00 – 3:20 Estep Auditorium

Margaret Dornaus – Ozark, Arkansas, For My Ancestors
Aaron Glover – Dallas, Texas, They Say the Plains are Lonely
Laurence Musgrove – Angelo State University, One Kind of Recording
Daniel Miller – Amarillo, Texas, To Shoot a Rattlesnake

V. 3:30 – 4:45 Estep Auditorium

Ann Howells – Carrollton, Texas, Softly Beating Wings
Gary Worth Moody – Santa Fe, New Mexico, Lolita, The Bird and the Black-Tongued Dog
Rebecca Hatcher Travis – Sulphur, Oklahoma,  from Constant Fires
Roy Beckemeyer – Wichita, Kansas, Amanuensis Angel

VI. 7:00 – 8:15 Estep Auditorium

Carol Coffee Reposa – San Antonio, Texas, In Oklahoma & other poems
Andrew Geyer – Univ. of South Carolina-Aiken, Tangled Up in Blue
Robin Carstensen –Texas A&M - Corpus Christi, Poetry: Histories and Wars
Alan Berecka – Del Mar College, Finally, The Hamlet of Stittville

(Authors’ Reception TBA)

Friday, April 6

VII. 9:00 – 9:50 Estep Auditorium

William Peter Grasso –Tulsa, Oklahoma, from Our Ally, Our Enemy
Maureen DuRant – Cameron University, Skirmishes on the Okie-Irish Border
Brady Peterson – Belton, Texas, García Lorca Is Somewhere in Produce.

VIII. 10:00 – 10:50 Estep Auditorium

Eddie Malone – University of Oklahoma, The Healing Project
Rilla Askew – University of Oklahoma, They Live Meanly Here

IX. 10:00 – 10:50 North Lounge

Larry D. Thomas – Las Cruces, New Mexico, The Innkeeper
Roxie Faulkner Kirk - Morris, Oklahoma, from Save Yourself

X. 11:00 – 11:50 North Lounge

Michael Dooley – Tarleton State University, Drowning the Monsters
Joey Brown - Missouri Southern State Univ., Content Subject to Change
Chris Murphy – Northeastern State University, Roscoe & flash fiction

XI. 11:00 – 11:50 Estep Auditorium

Paul Juhasz – Allentown, Pennsylvania, Proxy
Michelle Hartman – Ft. Worth, Texas, from Doors
Richard Dixon – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Leaving Home

*** Lunch ***

XII. 2:00 – 3:20 North Lounge

Sally Rhoades – Albany, New York, Don’t Put Plastic Flowers on My Grave
Thomas Murphy- Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, The Barron Park Diwan
Yvonne Carpenter – Clinton, Oklahoma, Poems from the Prairie
Preston Marshall – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from Regicide

XIII. 2:00 -3:20 Estep Auditorium

John Morris – Cameron University, Selflessly Through the End of the Steps
Sarah Webb – Burnet, Texas, Red Riding Hood’s Sister
Clarence Wolfshohl – Fulton, Missouri, from Queries and Wonderments
Robert Dean Jr. – Augusta, Kansas, At the Lake with Heisenberg

XIV. 3:30 – 4:45 Estep Auditorium

Sly Alley – Tecumseh, Oklahoma, That Good Medicine & other poems
Cindy Huyser – Austin, Texas, Siren Hours
Chris Ellery – Angelo State University, America Is Having an Existential Crisis
Ron Wallace – Southeastern Ok State U., from Renegade

XV. 7:00 Estep Auditorium

Featuring George Bilgere

 Saturday, April 7

XVI. 9:00– 10:15 Estep Auditorium

Nathan Brown – Wimberley, Texas, An Honest Day’s Confession
Michael Howarth – Missouri Southern State U., A Scoundrel Looks at Forty
Maryann Hurtt – Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, How My Heart Learned to Bleed Orange
Paul Austin – Norman, Oklahoma, Notes for Hard Times

XVII. 10:30 -11:45 Estep Auditorium

Abigail Keegan – Oklahoma City University, I Could Turn and Live with Animals
Simon Han – Tulsa, Oklahoma, The Impossible Task of Remembering the Nanking Massacre
Julie Chappell – Tarleton State University, Cairns, Cigars, and the Blues
Paul Bowers – Northern Oklahoma College, Quiet and Loud

XVIII. 12:00 – 1:00 pm Estep Auditorium

Grand Finale: Jeanetta Calhoun Mish

* Awarding the Dr. Darryl Fisher State High School Contest Winners

See: www.ecuscissortail.blogspot.com for Bios of all Authors, and other details