2024 festival

At the University of Mississippi, April 4-6, 2024

Contest Results

See the winners of our 2023 Undergraduate Writing Contest


Recording of 2023 Keynote Speaker Margaret Renkl

2023 SLF Host School

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2024 SLF Host School

university of mississippi

Founded in 1844, the University of Mississippi is the state's flagship university. Its campus has been recognized as one of the nation's most beautiful.

Some of the programming for this year's conference will take place in partnership with The Oxford Conference of the Book.
SLF kicks off Thursday night with an open mic at the charming and historic Oxford-University Depot.

Oxford, MS

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April 4-6, 2024