The Teen Track gives high school aged students the opportunity to attend the Fiction or Playwriting/Screenwriting sessions at the Masterclass. Students our guided throughout the event by our ambassadors.
Reinhardt Suarez is a writer, teacher, and editor who has worked in all manner of publishing (from educational, to children's, to academic) over the last eighteen years. He holds a MFA from The New School in New York City. Along with the invisible contributions he has made to various publications both online and off, he has written one YA novel and is working on a second. He's also lived in Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, and now Columbia, Missouri, where he lives with his partner Kristin and their feline overlord, Karl.
8:30 - 9:15 am: Sign-in
University of Missouri Student CenterPlease check-in to receive your program book, badge and swag bag. Don't forget to bring your i.d.
9:15 - 9:30 am: Welcome
Allen AuditoriumGet ready to spend the day with us! Join us for a quick introduction to the day’s events.
9:30 - 10 am: Ice Breaker Session
University of Missouri Student CenterJoin us for a quick ice breaker with our ambassadors.
10:10 - 12 pm: Craft of Writing
Specific track room locationsIt’s time to break into your specific track! Learn from experts in the Fiction, and Playwriting/Screenwriting genres.
12-1:30 pm: Lunch and Booksignings
MU Student CenterTake a break! Lunch will be provided during this time. We also have a fun activity planned for you!
1:30 - 3:00 pm: Round Table with Mentors
Mentor: Reinhardt Suarez
3:10 - 4:05 pm: Editing & Workshop Writing
Specific Track room locations
4:15-5:15 pm: Afternoon Keynote – Chuck Sambuchino
Allen Auditorium‘Professional Writing Practices: 10 Tips to Guide Your Career’
5:15 - 6:30pm: Debrief and Social
In front of The Mizzou Store