The second annual East Tennessee State University Creative Writing Festival, of which Jesse is the director, will take place Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12 at the Reece Museum on the ETSU campus. Award-winning poet and Cornell University professor Ishion Hutchinson is this year’s keynote speaker. Jesse will conduct a public interview with Hutchinson from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on the second day of the festival.
All sessions and presentations are free and open to the public. Visit the festival website for a detailed schedule, presenter biographies, directions, and FAQ.