North American Virtual Conference

The 23rd Annual
North American Conference

A Glass of Blessings

A Virtual Event
19-20 March 2022



12:30 pm Talk by Deb Fisher: “Five Reasons Why I Love A Glass of Blessings

1:00 Talk by Emily Stockard: “Inclusion in A Glass of Blessings

2:00 First-place short story

2:20 Talk by Laura Shapiro: “Food in A Glass of Blessings

3:20 Second-place short story

3:40 Roundtable discussion: Kathy Ackley, Paula Byrne, Yvonne Cocking, Laura Shapiro, and Emily Stockard share their experiences researching and writing about Barbara Pym.

4:00 Tea interval

SUNDAY 20 March

1:00 pm Talk by Maryam Loos: “Attempting Adultery in A Glass of Blessings

2:00 Third-place short story

2:20 Talk by Amaret Johnson: “Wilmet's Wanderings”

3:20 Virtual Pym Players production of Less Than Angels, Part I
(The conclusion will be posted on 24 April, “Low Sunday”)

4:00 Adjourn

Times shown are for Boston (EDT, =GMT -4 hours); these are the times when the videos will premiere, but they can also be viewed at any time thereafter. Barbara Pym Society members will receive an email a few days before the conference with links to the online videos.