February 24, 2018

Workshops and Presentations

Kory Wells brings a unique balance of analytical thought and creativity to her workshops and lectures. Consider her as a speaker for your next program or conference.

Kory’s passionate about a number of topics across a diverse spectrum.  Here are some of her past programs, but if you’re interested in a certain topic, contact her to discuss specific needs for your group or conference.

Past programs include:


  • Some Poems I Like (& How They Can Inform Your Own Writing)
  • What’s That Song Doing in My Poem? – Using song lyrics as inspiration for your poetry
  • Write Your Own “Portrait of the Artist” Poem or Statement
  • Where I’m From – Taking a List Poem to the Next Step


  • How to Win at Writing Competitions, Even When You Don’t Place

Kory hasn’t been shy about public speaking since she was a little girl, when her Mama handed her a jump rope and said, “Here, this is a microphone.”

Tech Topics for Writers

  • Social Media for Writers
  • Making the Most of Your Time on Social Media
  • Defining and Measuring Social Media Success
  • Saying Thank You, and Other Best Practices on Social Media
  • Your Internet Presence for Writers

More Tech, for Anyone

  • Really Good for a Girl – Kory uses her acclaimed essay from She’s Such a Geek to lead into a discussion of the opportunities and challenges women experience in pursuing education and careers in math, science and technology (STEM).

Kory has made presentations or led workshops for the Alabama Writers Conclave, Tennessee Arts Commission’s Collective Impact 2016, Tennessee Mountain Writers, the 2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop, the MTSU Writer’s Loft (now MTSU Write), the Express Yourself Arts Conference for Rutherford county youth, the Writers’ Academy for Rutherford county teachers, the Murfreesboro League of Women Voters, Women in Technology of Tennessee,  and other organizations.

Contact Kory for more information about a speech, workshop, workshop-performance combination, or any of her professional communications services.