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15/5/2020 11:00:00NADraft
Library of Congress Center for the Book
May 5, 8 AM PDT (11 AM EDT)
Watch Jason Reynolds' fifth installment of "Write. Right. Rite." where he challenges kids to write about a piece of art.
https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-9152/
Watch Jason Reynolds' fifth installment
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25/6/2020 0:00:00Live on WebsiteFinal
Library of Congress Center for the Book
May 6 - May 13The Poetry of Home
In this collaborative video series with The Washington Post, four U.S. poets laureate share poems and reflect on the idea of "home." New videos every Friday.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/series/the-poetry-of-home/
The Poetry of Home
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35/7/2020 19:00:00Removed
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Library of Congress Center for the Book
May 7, 7-8 PM EDT
How One 21st Century Pandemic, SARS, Predicted Another, COVID-19
Author and journalist Karl Taro Greenfeld discusses his prescient book on the SARS epidemic, which foreshadowed the more devastating COVID-19 pandemic, with the Library of Congress’s Roswell Encina, chief of communications. Submit your questions in advance via social media.
https://www.loc.gov/item/event-399094/how-one-21st-century-pandemic-sars-predicted-another-covid-19/2020-05-07/
How One 21st Century Pandemic, SARS, Predicted Another, COVID-19
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47/14/2021Live on Website 6/29ArizonaWednesday, July 14, 1:00 PM (4:00 PM ET)2021 Arizona Author Series
Register for a talk by author Lisa Schnebly Heidinger, "Sedona Schnebly: Telling My Great-Grandmother’s Story" as part of the State of Arizona Research Library’s 2021 Arizona Author Series.
https://azsos.libcal.com/event/7615547
Register
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57/27/2021Live on Website 6/29ArkansasTuesday, July 27, 7:30 PM ET (6:30 PM CT)
If All Arkansas Read the Same Book: A Gathering of the Book Club Groups with Fiona Davis
Fiona Davis will join the Arkansas Center for the Book at the Arkansas State Library live for a book club format discussion of her novel, The Lions of Fifth Avenue.
https://www.library.arkansas.gov/events/if-all-arkansas-read-the-same-book-a-gathering-of-the-book-club-groups-with-fiona-davis/
Participants must register online. Registered participants will be sent a Zoom link the day before the program.
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611/18/21DraftIllinoisNovember 18, 21Family Reading Night
An annual statewide reading event held the third Thursday in November to encourage families to spend time reading together. Downloadable posters and bookmarks available on the website.
https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/library/center_for_the_book/frn.html
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77/6/2021Live on Website 6/29FinalIndianaTuesday, July 6, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Lisa Fipps
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Lisa Fipps ("Starfish") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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87/13/2021Live on Website 6/29FinalIndianaTuesday, July 13, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Michael Poore
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Michael Poore ("Two Girls, a Clock, and a Crooked House") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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97/20/2021Live on Website 6/29FinalIndianaTuesday, July 20, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Candace Fleming
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Candace Fleming ("Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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107/27/2021Live on Website 6/29FinalIndianaTuesday, July 27, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Janna Matthies
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Janna Matthies ("God's Always Loving You") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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118/3/2021Live on Website 7/27FinalIndianaTuesday, August 3, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Leah Johnson
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Leah Johnson ("You Should See Me in a Crown") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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128/10/2021Live on Website 7/27FinalIndianaTuesday, August 10, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucan Tuesdays at 2:00 Series: Phyllis Root
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana author Phyllis Root ("The Lost Forest") via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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137/13/2021Live on Website 6/29IowaTuesday, July 13, 2021 1:00pm CST (2 ET)
2021 Kids All Iowa Reads Author Remy Lai
Virtual author visit with the 2021 All Iowa Reads Kid author Remy Lai
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3yAIo2SGRTKIeDC6EFvTvA
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148/2/2021Live on Website 7/27IowaMonday, August 2, 2021 5:00pm CST (6 ET)
2021 Teen All Iowa Reads Author: Randy Ribay
Virtual author visit with the 2021 All Iowa Reads Teen author Randy Ribay
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_eQZTHHrJQy22qkjOnQ5XoQ
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159/9/2021SeptemberIowaThursday, September 9, 2021 7:00pm CST (8 ET)
2021 Adult All Iowa Reads Author: Nicholas Butler
Virtual author visit with the 2021 All Iowa Reads Adult author Nicholas Butler
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V62OvDcxSv2cb3M49nVKtw
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1610/21/2021DraftIowaThursday, October 21, 2021 4:00pm CST (5 ET)
2021 Kids All Iowa Reads Author Remy Lai
Virtual author visit with the 2021 All Iowa Reads Kid author Remy Lai
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7q1ibp82SUekc0mHcxwY8w
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1711/15/2021DraftIowaMonday, November 15, 2021 6:00pm CST (7 ET)
2021 Adult All Iowa Reads Author: Nicholas Butler
Virtual author visit with the 2021 All Iowa Reads Adult author Nicholas Butler
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AT8OhrRMR4iOIceCmVbGfg
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189/18/2021SeptemberKansasSaturday, September 18, 2021 9 am to 4 pm CSTKansas Book Festival
The Kansas Book Festival will honor the 2021 Kansas Notable Books, to be selected by the Kansas State Library and awarded by Dr. Ted Daughety, husband of Kansas Governor Laura Kelly.
https://www.kansasbookfestival.com/
Kansas Book Festival
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198/12/2021
NOT AVAILABLE NATIONWIDE/VIRTUALLY?
FinalMaine Friday, August 12, 2021 6:30 PM EST
"Poetry Express- Maine poetry read by Maine neighbors" hosted by poet Mihku Paul
Join Maine's Center for the Book at the Maine Humanities Council, the Maine State Library and Rockland Public Library for this collaborative poetry performance program that brings poetry and poets to Maine communties.
library@rocklandmaine.gov
Poetry Express event held in person at Rockland Public Library, ME
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208/19/21Live on Website 7/27FinalMaine Thursday, August 19, 2021 6:00 PM EST
READ ME: Author Talk with Matt Cost (Mainely Power)
READ ME is a statewide summer read featuring two Maine authors offered by Maine's Center for the Book at the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine State Library.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86054193334?pwd=cEJrQmRUaEdHaFVDMTBHU2tHU2RFQT09#success
READ ME: Author talk w/ Matt Cost (Mainely Power)
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219/21/21Septemberwaiting for link Maine Tuesday, September 21, 2021 6 PM EST
"Poetry Express- Maine poetry read by Maine neighbors" hosted by poet Jefferson Navicky
Join Maine's Center for the Book at the Maine Humanities Council, the Maine State Library and the Elder Abuse Institute of Maine for this collaborative poetry performance program that brings poetry and poets to Maine communtiies.
WAITING FOR LINK
Poetry Express w/ the Elder Abuse Institute of Maine on Zoom and Facebook Live
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227/22/2021Live on Website 6/29Final
North Carolina and South Carolina
Thursday July 22, 2021 12:30 PM EDT
Growing Up Carolinas: Perspectives and Reflections on Coming of Age
Join North Carolina Humanities Center for the Book and South Carolina Center for the Book on July 22, 2021 for "Growing Up Carolina" featuring authors Andrew Clark, Maris Lawyer, and Susan Zurenda in conversation about how their books illustrate different coming-of-age experiences.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-up-carolina-perspectives-and-reflections-on-coming-of-age-tickets-157876104679
"Growing Up Carolina"
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238/26/2021Live on Website 7/27Final
North Carolina and South Carolina
Thursday August 26, 2021 6:00 PM EDTUbiquitously Southern
Join North Carolina Humanities Center for the Book and South Carolina Center for the Book on August 26, 2021 for "Ubiquitously Southern" featuring authors Micah Cash and Ed Southern in conversation about how their books explore cultural fixtures of life in the South.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ubiquitously-southern-what-two-southern-staples-reveal-about-the-south-tickets-157876834863
"Ubiquitously Southern"
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2410/20/2021DraftPennsylvaniaWednesday, October 20, 7 p.m. ET
2021 Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award
The Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Children's Poetry will be presented to 2021 winner Lois Lowry, for her winning title On the Horizon, in a virtual celebration & featured reading via Zoom! See the Events column of our home page for virtual access.
https://news.psu.edu/story/650714/2021/03/11/arts-and-entertainment/lowrys-horizon-named-2021-lee-bennett-hopkins-poetry
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257/1/21Live on Website 6/29FinalVirginiaThursday, July 1, 12:00 PM ET
Virginia Festival of the Book presents SHELF LIFE—Summer Romance: Emily Henry, Libby Hubscher & Priscilla Oliveras
As summer heats up, authors Emily Henry, Libby Hubscher and Priscilla Oliveras read from and discuss their steamy new novels; FREE to attend on Zoom and Facebook Live.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelf-lifesummer-romance-emily-henry-libby-hubscher-priscilla-oliveras-tickets-159154014943
on Zoom and Facebook Live
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267/15/21Live on Website 6/29FinalVirginiaThursday, July 15, 7:00 PM ET
Virginia Festival of the Book presents SHELF LIFE—The World in the Whale with Rebecca Giggs and Nick Pyenson
Rebecca Giggs, author of Fathoms: The World in the Whale, discusses the role of whales in our global culture and changing environment in conversation with Nick Pyenson, author of Spying on Whales; FREE to attend on Zoom and Facebook Live.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelf-lifethe-world-in-the-whale-with-rebecca-giggs-and-nick-pyenson-tickets-159160012883
on Zoom and Facebook Live
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277/29/21Live on Website 6/29FinalVirginiaThursday, July 29, 12:00 PM ET
Virginia Festival of the Book presents SHELF LIFE—Sizzling Summer Suspense! With Alyssa Cole and Dorothy Koomson
Join Alyssa Cole, author of When No One is Watching, & Dorothy Koomson, author of I Know What You've Done, as they discuss their thrillers with John Vercher; FREE to attend on Zoom and Facebook Live.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelf-lifesizzling-summer-suspense-with-alyssa-cole-and-dorothy-koomson-tickets-159124358239
on Zoom and Facebook Live
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287/1/2021Live on Website 6/29GeorgiaThursday, July 1, 7:00 PM ET
Kate Moore discusses "The Woman They Could Not Silence"
From the bestselling author of "The Radium Girls" comes another dark, but uplifting tale of one woman's struggle for women’s rights.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kate-moore-returns-to-discuss-the-woman-they-could-not-silence-tickets-159181649599
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297/6/2021Live on Website 6/29GeorgiaTuesday, July 6, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Book Launch - Benji Carr discusses his novel "Impacted" with Brian Panowich
Debut novelist Benji Carr discusses his novel "Impacted" with Brian Panowich, author of "Bull Mountain", "Like Lions", and "Hard Cash Valley
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-benji-carr-discusses-his-novel-impacted-with-brian-panowich-tickets-158497693869
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307/8/2021Live on Website 6/29GeorgiaThursday, July 8, 2021, 7:00 PM ET
Authors Cherie Jones and Vanessa Riley, in conversation with Nicki Salcedo
Nicki Salcedo will moderate a discussion between Cherie Jones "How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House", and Vanessa Riley "Island Queen."
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/authors-cherie-jones-and-vanessa-riley-in-conversation-with-nicki-salcedo-tickets-159708108251
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317/27/2021 13:00Live on Website 7/7FinalSouth DakotaTuesday, July 27, 2021, 12:00 PM CT / 1:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Vermillion
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://bit.ly/vplbenjamin
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327/27/21 18:00Live on Website 7/7FinalSouth DakotaTuesday, July 27, 2021, 5:00 PM CT / 6:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Yankton
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator James Sullivan.
https://www.cityofyankton.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/8251/96?curm=7&cury=2021
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337/27/21 20:00Live on Website 7/7FinalSouth DakotaTuesday, July 27, 2021, 7:00 PM CT / 8:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Huron & Kennebec
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://huronsd.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=3662&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2021/07/01
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347/31/2021 11:00Live on Website 7/7FinalSouth DakotaSaturday, July 31, 2021, 10:00 AM CT / 11:00 AM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Sioux Falls
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://siouxland.libnet.info/event/5294441
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357/31/21 14:00Live on Website 7/7FinalSouth DakotaSaturday, July 31, 2021, 1:00 PM CT / 2:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Watertown
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://www.watertownsd.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=6913&month=7&year=2021&day=31&calType=0
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368/3/2021 18:15Live on Website 7/27FinalSouth DakotaTuesday, August 3, 2021 5:15 PM CT / 6:15 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Brookings
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://www.brookingslibrary.org/calendar.php
Register Here
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378/3/2021 20:00Live on Website 7/27FinalSouth DakotaTuesday, August 3, 2021 7:00 PM CT / 8:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Aberdeen
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Cara Perrion
http://sdhumanities.org/one-book-south-dakota-author-tour/
Learn More Here
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388/5/2021 14:00Live on Website 7/27FinalSouth DakotaThursday, August 5, 2021 12:00 PM MT / 2:00 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Rapid City
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
https://rapidcitylibrary.org/event/5265747
Register Here
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398/5/2021 20:00Live on Website 7/27FinalSouth DakotaThursday, August 5, 2021, 6 PM MT / 8 PM ET
One Book SD Virtual Author Tour, Lemmon & Woonsocket
Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, The Children's Blizzard, with area readers and moderator Molly Barari.
http://sdhumanities.org/one-book-south-dakota-author-tour/
Learn More Here
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409/23/2021SeptemberFinalArizonaThursday, September 23, 2021, 1:00PM (4:00PM ET)2021 Arizona Author Series
Register for a talk by Professor Jennifer Jenkins, "Western Ways Film Service and the Invention of the Postwar Southwest" as part of the State of Arizona Research Library’s 2021 Arizona Author Series.
https://azsos.libcal.com/event/7921716
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418/2/21Live on website 7/1FinalRhode IslandMonday, August 2, 2021, 6:00PM ET
Author Event with Mariahadessa Ekerie Tallie
Intergenerational Event with RI Great Reads Author Mariahadessa Ekerie Tallie
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pcl-family-reads-a-virtual-author-talk-with-mariahadessa-ekere-tallie-tickets-161422706661
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427/22/2021Live on Website 7/7GeorgiaThursday, July 22, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT
Author Mike Bond discusses "America: A Novel"
"America: A Novel" is the the first in a seven-volume historical series, capturing the victories and heartbreaks of the last 70 years.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mike-bond-discusses-america-a-novel-tickets-161899288129
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437/26/2021Live on Website 7/7GeorgiaMonday, July 26, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT
Poetry Atlanta Presents Andrea Jurjević, Aruni Kashyap, and Tiana Nobile
Poets Andrea Jurjević, Aruni Kashyap, and Tiana Nobile, and host Amy Pence read from ther new collections.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-atlanta-presents-andrea-jurjevic-aruni-kashyap-and-tiana-nobile-tickets-161795511731
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448/5/2021Live on Website 7/27FinalVirginiaThursday, August 5, 12:00 PM ET
Virginia Festival of the Book presents SHELF LIFE—Coming Out & Coming of Age in Graphic Novels: The Magic Fish & Trung Nguyen
Join Trung Le Nguyen, author of The Magic Fish, as he discusses his YA graphic novel about family, identity & the enduring magic of stories, with editor Whitney Leopard; FREE to attend on Zoom and Facebook Live.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coming-out-coming-of-age-in-graphic-novels-the-magic-fish-trung-nguyen-tickets-161941131283
on Zoom and Facebook Live
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458/16/2021Live on Website 7/27FinalNorth CarolinaMonday, August 16, 6:30 PM ET
Guide the Way: Traveling the Historic South and the Poetry of Today
Join North Carolina Humanities Center for the Book for an event featuring North Carolina's 2021 Route 1 Reads poet, Tyree Day, and Dr. Torren Gatson in conversation. Register here.
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uWdPcELeQ9-ck__mKkeGyw
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467/27/2021Live on Website 7/27FinalIndianaFriday, August 13, 2021, 2:00 PM ET
Toucans at 2:00 Series: Paul Page
Join the Indiana Center for the Book to watch our chatty correspondent, Sammy the Interviewing Toucan, interview Indiana authors J. R. Elrod and Paul Page ("Hello, I'm Paul Page: It's Race Day in Indianapolis") for a special interview ahead of the Indianapolis Brickyard racing event via the Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/IndianaStateLibrary/
Indiana State Library's Facebook page.
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478/1/2021Live on Website 7/27KansasMonday, August 2ndKansas Notable Books
State Librarian Eric Norris is pleased to announce the 2021 Kansas Notable Books list. The titles, written by Kansans or highlighting a Kansas-related topic, reflect the rich cultural heritage of Kansas.
https://kslib.info/1465/2021-Notable-Books
2021 Kansas Notable Books
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48SeptemberNevadaSunday, September 19, 10:00 AM PT
Nevada Reads Workshops: Miniature Landscapes with Kristin Meuser
Join Nevada Humanities for free online nature journaling workshops led by Kristin Meuser inspired by the illustrations and themes found in World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
https://www.nevadahumanities.org/events/2021/9/19/wonders-of-nature-miniature-landscapes-with-kristin-meuser
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49SeptemberNevadaWednesday, September 29, 4:00 PM PT
Nevada Reads Workshops: Miniature Landscapes with Kristin Meuser
Join Nevada Humanities for free online nature journaling workshops led by Kristin Meuser inspired by the illustrations and themes found in World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
https://www.nevadahumanities.org/events/2021/9/19/wonders-of-nature-miniature-landscapes-with-kristin-meuser-me9g5
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509/24/2021Live on Website 9/24FinalWVFriday, Deptember 24 at 7:00 PM ESTStories from West Virginia
Join Shepherd University Storyteller in Residence Adam Booth, as he discusses stories from around the state
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQa2Ejpd2_Kh9ojCYSguvmQ
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519/28/2021Live on Website 9/28FinalWVTuesday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m EST
A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Dorothy Allison Volume XIII
Join West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and Friends as he discusses the latest volume of the Anthology of Appalachian Writers. The Anthology is sponsored by Shepherd University and the WV Center for the Book.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQa2Ejpd2_Kh9ojCYSguvmQ
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529/29/2021Live on Website 9/29FinalWVWednesday, September 29 at 7:00 pm ESTThe Writing Life with Marie Manilla
Join the West Virginia One Book One West Virginia author Marie Manilla as she discusses her writing.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQa2Ejpd2_Kh9ojCYSguvmQ
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5310/22/2021Live on Website 10/6WVOctober 22-23
West Virginia Book Festival: Virtual Event
Authors scheduled to appear at this year's WV Book Festival include Colson Whitehead, Jim Scieszka, Josh Malerman, Homer Hickam and Denise Giardina. All workshops and presentations will be held virtually.
http://wvbookfestival.org/
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54SeptemberNevadaTuesday, September 21, at 12:00 pm PT
Opening Up with Closer to Nowhere: In Conversation with Author Ellen Hopkins
During this online event, UNLV professor and YA literature expert Steven Bickmore will converse with Ellen Hopkins about what inspired her to write Closer to Nowhere and the importance of related themes of family, compassion, etc. in YA literature today.
https://www.nevadahumanities.org/events/2021/9/21/opening-up-with-closer-to-nowhere-in-conversation-with-author-ellen-hopkins
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5510/5/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaTuesday,October,5,2021,7:00 p.m.EDT
Join us for the launch of Why We Fly, the latest YA novel from Atlanta writers Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal.
Join Brave and Kind Books and the Georgia Center for the Book for the launch of "Why We Fly," the latest YA novel from Atlanta writers Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal. From these New York Times bestselling authors of "I'm Not Dying with You Tonight" comes a story about friendship, privilege, sports and protest.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-we-fly-launch-event-wkimberly-jones-gilly-segal-tickets-178982319937?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2cekH3TMKCBH4weFSQDz2VFCjBTKRhi3wGYkj1jZ5NIVcQXtD__80sMFg
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5610/6/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaWednesday, October 6, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
A poetry reading featuring Ashley M. Jones, the Poet Laureate of Alabama, and Crystal Wilkinson, the Poet Laureate of Kentucky.
Join us for a poetry reading and conversation featuring Ashley M. Jones (Reparations Now!), the Poet Laureate of Alabama, Crystal Wilkinson (Perfect Black), the Poet Laureate of Kentucky, and moderated by Georgia Poet Laureate, Chelsea Rathburn. With the Kentucky Center for the Book, and the Alabama Center for the Book.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ashley-m-jones-crystal-wilkinson-poets-laureate-reading-tickets-173696961287
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5710/7/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaThursday, October 7, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Our partnership with ReadSC/SC Center for the Book continues with a reading with author Brock Adams and GA Sci-Fi legend, Michael Bishop.
Join us for our October reading in the On My Mind series, featuring Brock Adams, author of Ember, Gulf, and now Apocalypse Yesterday, and Sci-Fi author Michael Bishop. This is part of our partnership with Read SC - The South Carolina Center for the Book.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/on-my-mind-presents-brock-adams-and-michael-bishop-tickets-173771524307
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5810/18/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaMonday, October 18, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Our most popular event of the season returns to delight book lovers with the most anticipated books to be published Autumn 2021/Winter 2022!
Back once again by popular demand, albeit a bit later in the season, is one of our most exciting programs for fall! The 8th Annual Fall Book Preview, which will again be virtual, will highlight the biggest book releases of the season
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-fall-book-preview-tickets-173611776497
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5910/25/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaMonday, October 25, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Join Poetry Atlanta and the Georgia Center for the Book for our annual Voices Carry poetry reading. This year will feature Ilya Kaminsky, Katie Farris, Khadijah Queen, Steven Reigns, and Cecilia Woloch
Join Poetry Atlanta and the Georgia Center for the Book for our annual Voices Carry poetry reading. This year will feature Ilya Kaminsky, Katie Farris, Khadijah Queen, Steven Reigns, and Cecilia Woloch
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poetry-atlanta-presentsvoices-carry-poetry-reading-2021-tickets-173739307947
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6011/15/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaMonday, November 15, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT
Olympic gold medalist and Georgian Wyomia Tyus and co-author Elizabeth Terzakis as they discuss "Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story."
Join us for evening with Olympic gold medalist and Georgian Wyomia Tyus and author Elizabeth Terzakis as they discuss Tigerbelle: The Wyomia Tyus Story, which they wrote together. The Hidden Figures of sport, Tigerbelle helps to fill the gap currently occupying Black women’s place in American history, providing insight not only on what it takes to be a champion but also on what it means to stake out an identity in an often hostile world
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tigerbelle-with-wyomia-tyus-and-elizabeth-terzakis-tickets-178934737617
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6110/13/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaWednesday, October 13, 2021, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Author Q&A Series with the Emory College of Arts and Sciences: Center for the Study of Human Health
Daisy Hernández is the author of The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease. A former reporter for The New York Times, she has been writing about the intersections of race, immigration, class, and sexuality for almost two decades.
http://humanhealth.emory.edu/home/events/living-health-events/author-q-a.html
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6210/26/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaTuesday, Octobe 26, 2021, 5:30 p.m. EDT
Author Q&A Series with the Emory College of Arts and Sciences: Center for the Study of Human Health
Cassandra Quave, PhD, is the herbarium curator and an associate professor of dermatology and human health at Emory University, where she leads anti-infective drug discovery research initiatives and teaches courses on medicinal plants, food, and health. She will discuss her new book,The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines
http://humanhealth.emory.edu/home/events/living-health-events/author-q-a.html
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6311/10/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaWednesday, November 10, 2021, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Author Q&A Series with the Emory College of Arts and Sciences: Center for the Study of Human Health
Olivia Campbell is a journalist and author specializing in women, science, and history. She will discuss her first book, Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine
http://humanhealth.emory.edu/home/events/living-health-events/author-q-a.html
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6410/18/2021Live on Website 10/6NevadaOctober 18-22
Las Vegas Book Festival - Virtual Reading Week
Join authors and poets online in a virtual reading week as a part of the Las Vegas Book Festival
https://lasvegasbookfestival.com/
Learn More Here
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6911/1/2021Live on Website 10/6KansasNovermber and December 2021Kansas Reads to Preschoolers
State Librarian Eric Norris, along with the Kansas Reads to Preschoolers committee, is pleased to announce that the 2021 title is Grumpy Bird, by Jeremy Tankard.
https://kslib.info/1472/Kansas-Reads-to-Preschoolers-2021
Kansas Reads to Preschoolers
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7010/1/2021Live on Website 10/6KansasOctober 2021Author Talk with Kristin L. Gray
The State Library of Kansas was delighted to host an author talk focusing on 2021 Kansas Notable Book "The Amelia Six". Author Kristin L. Gray and Professional Researcher & Genealogist Elizabeth A. Lane discus the book along with the role and importance Amelia.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUd2TMLrftQ
Author Talk with Kristin L. Gray
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7110/1/2021 - 12/15/2021Live on Website 10/6IllinoisEntries Accepted: Today - December 15, 2021Letters About Literature in Illinois
A statewide reading and writing promotion. Students in grades 4 – 12 are invited to read a book of their choice, reflect on it, and write a personal letter to its author explaining the impact this work had on them.
https://www.ilsos.gov/departments/library/center_for_the_book/letters.html
Letters About Literature in Illinois
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7210/30/2021Live on Website 10/6LouisianaOctober 30-31, Nov. 5-7, 12-14, times TBALouisiana Book Festival
The Louisiana Center for the Book presents its annual Louisiana Book Fesival virtually; see website for more information
http://louisianabookfestival.org/
Louisiana Book Festival
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7310/28Live on Website 10/6Maine Thursdays, 9/23, 10/28, 6 pm EDT
Mysteries by Maine Authors and Mainely Power
The Springvale Library is partnering wth Maine's CFB offer a Discussion Project - a gathering together over as a group for several of sessions to disucss books that raise important issues and build a sense of community.
https://www.springvalelibrary.org
For more information about The Mysteries by Maine authors Discussion Project
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7410/27, 11/17, 12/1 Live on Website 10/6Maine Wednesdays, 10/27, 11/17, 12/1 , 5:30 pm EDT
Deep Dive into Octavia Butler's Wild Seed and Brit Bennetts's The Vanishing Half
MHC's Discussion Projects gather prole together over a number of sessions to disucss books that raise important issues and build a sense of community.
lizz@mainehumanities.org
Register for "The Deep Dive" here
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7510/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/4, 2/1FebruaryMaine Tuesdays, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/4, 2/1, 6:30 pm EDT
Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism:
What if...?
The Buck Library is partnering with Maine's CFB to offer a Discussion Project - a gathering together over as a group for several of sessions to disucss books that raise important issues and build a sense of community.
https://www.bucklibrary.org/
Learn more about "Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism:" here
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7611/16, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8FebruaryMaine Tuesdays, 11/16, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 6:30 pm EDT
Selections from The Golden Collection
Curtis Memorial Library and Maine's CFB are partnering to offer a Discussion Project focused on Slave Play, The Mountain Top, and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf over several meetings.
https://curtislibrary.com/
For more information about the Golden Collection Discussion Project
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7710/7/2021Live on Website 10/6Maine Thursday, October 7 , 6:30pm EDT
Poetry Express! : Resistance and Resilience
Join Maine's Center for the Book at the Maine Humanities Council, the Maine State Library and Resources for Organizing and Social Change (ROSC) for this collaborative poetry performance program that brings poetry and poets to Maine communties.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82463676111?pwd=VXN6Qy9DUW9tOWRBOHdrOWlUVU85dz09#success
Link for Poetry Express with ROSC
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7811/6/2021Live on Website 10/6Ohio11/6/2021, 3:30 PM EasternNaNoWriMo Come Write-In Online
Ohio Center for the Book is hosting an online Come Write-In event featuring a pep talk and Q&A with local author Abby Vandiver.
https://ohiocenterforthebook.org/?p=9894
To learn more, click here.
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7911/13/2021Live on Website 10/6Ohio11/13/2021, 3:30 PM EasternNaNoWriMo Come Write-In Online
Ohio Center for the Book is hosting an online Come Write-In event featuring a pep talk and Q&A with local author Michael Credico.
https://ohiocenterforthebook.org/?p=9894
To learn more, click here.
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8010/14/2021Live on Website 10/6GeorgiaThursday, October 14 , 7:00 P.M. EDT
Heather Frese, author of The Baddest Girl on the Planet, in conversation with Jenn Colatosti.
Join us for an evening with Heather Frese, author of The Baddest Girl on the Planet, in conversation with Jenn Colatosti.
Register on Eventbrite
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-baddest-girl-on-the-planet-with-heather-frese-and-jenn-colatosti-tickets-183000578657
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8211/20/21Live on Website 10/6Ohio11/20/2021, 3:30 PM EasternNaNoWriMo Come Write-In Online
Ohio Center for the Book is hosting an online Come Write-In event featuring a pep talk and Q&A with local author and librarian Cari Dubiel.
https://ohiocenterforthebook.org/?p=9894
To learn more, click here.
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8311/27/2021Live on Website 10/6Ohio11/27/2021, 3;30 PM EasternNaNoWriMo Come Write-In Online
Ohio Center for the Book is hosting an online Come Write-In event featuring a pep talk and Q&A with local author Laura Maylene Walter.
https://ohiocenterforthebook.org/?p=9894
To learn more, click here.
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8410/13/2021-12/17/2021Live on Website 10/6Pennsylvania10/13/2021-12/17/2021
Wordstruck: Micro Essays on Literature that Redefined You Seeks Submissions
The Pennsylvania Center for the Book Wordstruck contest is open to Pennsylvania students in Grades 10-12. A Micro Essay Lesson Plan is also available in the Center's Curricula & Teaching Materials to support the development of writing skills related to this contest.
https://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/wordstruck/about-wordstruck-micro-essay-contest
Wordstruck contest
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8510/6/2021
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FinalTennessee10/6/2021 11:00:am central, 12:00 am est
In Conversation. Elizabeth Eulberg and Gayle Forman
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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8611/16/21Live on Website 10/6Pennsylvania11/16/2021, 7:00 p.m. EasternLynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize
The Pennsylvania Center for the Book honors the winning title for the 2021 Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize, "Guantanamo Voices: True Accounts from the World's Most Infamous Prison," in a celebratory event with the book's editor, Sarah Mirk. See the Events column of our home page for virtual access.
https://www.pabook.libraries.psu.edu/
Events column
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8710/6/2021
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FinalTennessee10/6/2021 12:00pm central, 14:00 am est
A Ghost in the Throat with Doireann Ni Ghriofa
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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8810/6/2021
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FinalTennessee10/6/2021 18:00 central, 19:00 est
In Conversation: Sarah Hollowell and Erica Waters
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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8910/7/2021
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FinalTennessee10/7/2021 19:00 central, 20:00 est
Look Both Ways with Jason Reynolds
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books, featuring National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9010/7/2021
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FinalTennessee10/7/2021 19:30 central 20:30 est
Southern Foodways Alliance presents the 2021 John Egerton Prize
The Southern Foodways Alliance presents the 2021 John Egerton Prize to Dara Cooper, national organizer with the National Black Food and Justice Alliance. Dara will be in conversation with poet Jasmine Mans.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9110/9/2021
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 9:00 am central 10:00am est
In Conversation: Jesse Graves, Clay Matthews, and Anna Sutton
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9210/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 10:00 am central, 11am est
In Conversation: Margaret Renkl and Ann Patchett
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9310/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 11:00 am central, 12am est
In Conversation: Helene Wecker and Sanjena Sathian
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9410/9/2021
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 11:00 am central, 12am est
In Conversation: KB Ballentine, Jack Bedell, and George Ella Lyon
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9510/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 11:30 am central, 12:30am est
Sisters in Crime presents J.T. Ellison, Debra Goldstein, and Lisa Wysocky
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9610/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 12:00pm central, 13am est
In Conversation: Adrian Matejka and Major Jackson
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9710/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 12:00pm central, 13am est
In Conversation: Georgann Eubanks and Cynthia Kaufman
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9810/9/21
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 12:45pm central, 13:45 am est
Remembering William Gay with Michael White, Rick Bragg, Ron Rash, Sonny Brewer, Suzanne Kingsbury, and Tom Franklin
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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9910/9/21
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 13:00 central, 14:00pm est
In Conversation: Andrew Maraniss, Jamie Sumner, and Kristin Tubb
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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10010/9/21
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 13:15 central, 14:15 PM EST
Late City: A Novel with Robert Olen Butler
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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10110/9/2021
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 14:15 central, 15:15pm est
I'll Take You There: Exploring Nashville's Social Justice Sites
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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10210/9/21
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FinalTennessee10/9/2021 14:15 central, 15:15 est
Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour with Rickie Lee Jones
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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10310/9/21
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 16:15 central, 17:15 est
In Conversation: Brian Broome, Anjali Enjeti, and Nichole Perkins
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books
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10410/9/21
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FinalTennessee 10/9/21 15:15 central, 16:15 est
In Conversation: Anjali Enjeti and Shruti Swamy
Session is a part of the 2021 Southern Festival of Books.
https://sofestofbooks.org/
Southern Festival of Books