The following is a tentative schedule for the 2018 Festival of Faith & Writing. Keynote events with names attached have been confirmed. Registration covers all official 2018 Festival events, but a separate ticket might be required for other events happening on campus (concerts, plays, films, etc.) concurrent with the Festival. Italicized sessions will be open to the general public and—unless otherwise noted—individual tickets will be available via the Calvin College Box Office.

Wednesday, April 11
5-8pm — registration desk open for early packet pickup

Thursday, April 12
9am — registration desk and Exhibit Hall open
12pm — opening keynote featuring Kwame Alexander (free and open to the public)
1:45pm — concurrent session #1
2:45pm — coffee break #1
3:15pm — concurrent session #2
4:30pm — concurrent session #3
6pm — Festival Circles
7:30pm  — An Evening with Parker Palmer and Carrie Newcomer

Friday, April 13
8:30am — concurrent session #4
9:30am — coffee break #2
10am — concurrent session #5
11:30am — concurrent session #6
12:45pm — Lunch Forums
2pm — concurrent session #7  
3:30pm — concurrent session #8
5pm — keynote
evening  — open mic, film screenings, possible concert

Saturday, April 14
8:30am — concurrent session #9
9:30am — coffee break #3
10am — concurrent session #10
11:30am — concurrent session #11
12:45pm — Lunch Forums & Festival Circles
2pm — concurrent session #12
3:30pm — concurrent session #13
5pm — closing keynote featuring Bill McKibben