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Southern Food Writing Conference - East TN History Center


8:00am - Registration Begins

8:30am - Breakfast 

9:00am - Welcome & Introductions 

9:15am - White Lily Welcome: Carrie Morey

9:30am - Session 1: Erin Byers Murray - In the Grits: Going from Research to Written Word when writing a Long-Form Food Narrative

10:00am - Session 2: Ronni Lundy - Digging Deeper and Sowing Wider to Plant the Seeds of Southern Food Writing

10:45am - Session 3: Toni Tipton Martin - Breaking the Jemima Code: What Can We Learn From African American Cooks Besides the Recipe for Great Pancakes? 

11:30 Depart for walk to Lunch

11:45 Visit Knoxville Lunch: Chef Jeffrey Dealejandro at Pretentious Brewing

12:30 Lunch ends

1:00pm - Session 4: Adrian Miller - "The President's Kitchen Cabinet"

1:45pm - Session 5: Editors Panel - "Southern Food From a Mainstream Magazine Point of View"

2:30pm - Interlude: Falafel Film

2:45pm - Session 6: John Currence - "Big Bad Breakfast: The Most Important Book of the Day"

3:30pm - Session 7: Jennifer Cole - "Life After Staff: Taking the Freelance Leap"

4:15pm - Afternoon Sessions End

5:15 - Meet at Crowne Plaza

5:45 - Bus Departs for Blackberry Farm

6:30 - Cocktail Reception

7:30 - Dinner in Bramble Hall




Later Event: May 18
Dinner at Blackberry Farm