Evening Readings: A Night of Nonfiction

d watkins reading from the beastside at Hippocamp 2015

Enjoy an evening of readings by a selection of authors, including those on the debut authors panel. Here them read Friday evening, and learn the story behind the story Saturday morning!

In case you want to wet your whistle while you listen, the cash bar (which includes soft drinks and water) will remain open after the reception.


  • Amye Archer, Fat Girl, Skinny
  • Jamie Brickhouse, Dangerous When Wet: A Memoir
  • Laurie Jean Cannady, Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul
  • Sarah Einstein, Mot: A Memoir
  • Ilana Garon, “Why Do Only White People Get Abducted by Aliens?”: Teaching Lessons from the Bronx
  • Lynn Hall, Caged Eyes
  • Carol Smith (“Object Lessons”), essayist and winner of Hippocampus‘ 2015 Remember in November Contest for Creative Nonfiction

IMAGE: Last year, D. Watkins wowed (and silenced!) the crowd with his poignant reading from The Beastside.


All-Conference Social Events
Location: Heritage Ballroom Salon C Date: August 12, 2016 Time: 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm amye archer Amye Archer jamie brickhouse Jamie Brickhouse laurie jean cannady Laurie Jean Cannady sarah einstein Sarah Einstein lynn hall Lynn Hall ilana-garon Ilana Garon carol_smith Carol Smith