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The Back Room Presents: Rural Noir

Crime writers S.A. Cosby, Chris Harding Thornton, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, and Heather Young discuss their highly-acclaimed books and meet with attendees in The Back Room, hosted and moderated by …

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March 14, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | VIRTUAL
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Acts of Exclusion: A Conversation with Tiffany Jana

Artist, author, and consultant Tiffany Jana (Subtle Acts of Exclusion: How to Understand, Identify, and Stop Microaggressions) discusses their work and newest book, a practical handbook that helps individuals and …

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March 15, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Audiobook Publishing 101 for Authors

Hear audiobook narrators and producers Andi Arndt, Ron Butler, Paul Heitsch, and Karen White present an overview of the range of audiobook publishing options available to authors in the current …

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March 14, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Environmental Injustice: Reckoning with American Waste

Nonfiction writers Kerri Arsenault (Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains), Anna Clark (The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy), and Catherine Coleman Flowers (Waste: One Woman’s Fight …

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March 20, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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The Write Start: Moseley Speed Critiques

Submit your first one hundred words of an original, unpublished manuscript for a speed critique by members of the Moseley Writers Group, all of whom are published in a number …

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March 13, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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NBF Presents: The Work of Fiction

Three 2020 honorees for the National Book Award for Fiction Rumaan Alam (Leave the World Behind, Finalist), Megha Majumdar (A Burning, Longlist), and Deesha Philyaw (The Secret Lives of Church Ladies, Finalist) discuss their books and fiction’s place in contemporary American culture, with Randy Winston.

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March 13, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Agents Roundtable

Literary agents discuss authors and genres they represent, work they seek, and take questions from attendees about any part of the process. April Eberhardt (April Eberhardt Literary), Cherise Fisher (Wendy …

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March 14, 2021 | 4PM – 5PM | VIRTUAL
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Reading Under the Influence: Music, History & Race

Regina Bradley (Chronicling Stankonia: The Rise of Hip-Hop South), Adam Gussow (Whose Blues? Facing Up to Race and the Future of Music), and Claudrena Harold (When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras) discuss the ways that music, history, and race intersect in the creation of American identity, with a focus on blues, southern hip-hop, and late-century gospel music.

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March 15, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Editing and Publishing: Tips and Information You Can Use Right Now

Join editor and author Kris Spisak (The Novel Editing Workbook: 105 Tricks & Tips For Revising Your Fiction Manuscript) and publisher Anne Trubek (So You Want to Publish a Book?) …

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March 13, 2021 | 2PM – 2:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Before and After the Book Deal: A Conversation with Courtney Maum

Acclaimed author Courtney Maum shares everything you’ve ever wanted to know about publishing but were too afraid to ask, in conversation with Sean Murphy. Her funny, candid guide, Before and …

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March 13, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM | VIRTUAL
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SHELF LIFE—Bird Watching: Spring Migrations with Kenn Kaufman & Pete Myers

Join author and extreme birder Kenn Kaufman as he discusses his newest book, A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration, with Pete Myers, in a conversation …

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February 25, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL