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Law and Authors: Jacqueline Lipton in Conversation with Jane Friedman

Jacqueline Lipton, law professor, consultant, and literary agent, discusses her accessible, reader-friendly handbook for authors, agents, and editors in navigating the legal landscape of the contemporary publishing industry, in conversation …

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March 14, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM | VIRTUAL
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Dark Times & Mercy: John Grisham and Ian Rankin in Conversation

Authors John Grisham (A Time for Mercy) and Ian Rankin (A Song for Dark Times) discuss their new books, revisiting long-time characters, writing crime novels, and frankly, anything else they’d …

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March 26, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Be Holding: With Ross Gay

Poet Ross Gay (Be Holding: A Poem) discusses his new book-length poem, which uses basketball and, specifically, a shot Julius Erving took during the 1980 NBA finals, as the baseline …

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March 20, 2021 | 2PM – 2:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Lulu Miller Dives into Curiosity: A Celebration of Nature Writing

Author and Radiolab cohost Lulu Miller (Why Fish Don’t Exist) will speak at the celebration of the Reed Award for Environmental Writing presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center. Miller’s …

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March 25, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM | VIRTUAL
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Filled with Possibility: Poetry

Poets Erika Meitner (Holy Moly Carry Me), Kiki Petrosino (White Blood: A Lyric of Virginia), and Brian Teare (Doomstead Days) read from their newest collections, highly-acclaimed poetry that speaks to …

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March 18, 2021 | 4PM – 5PM | VIRTUAL
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Being Heumann: with Judith Heumann

Advocate and author Judith Heumann (Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist) discusses her book and her life’s work in conversation with John Wodatch. Through Being Heumann, …

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March 23, 2021 | 7PM – 8PM | VIRTUAL
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Seeking More than Salvation: Religious Communities

Scholars Tony Tian-Ren Lin (Prosperity Gospel Latinos and Their American Dream) and Todne Thomas (Kincraft: The Making of Black Evangelical Sociality) discuss their new books, in which they explore the …

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March 26, 2021 | 2PM – 3PM | VIRTUAL
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Carol Troxell Reader: Cara Black and Three Hours in Paris

As the third annual Carol Troxell Reader, acclaimed mystery author Cara Black (Three Hours in Paris) will read from and discuss her newest book, a standalone historic thriller set in …

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March 26, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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An Evening with Jacqueline Woodson

In partnership with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library’s Same Page community-wide reading series, acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson will discuss her work, including Red at the Bone, as well as her National …

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March 16, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Coconut & Sambal: Recipes from My Indonesian Kitchen with Lara Lee

Lara Lee (Coconut & Sambal: Recipes from My Indonesian Kitchen) discusses her new cookbook of authentic Indonesian cookery and demonstrates a recipe using simple techniques and easily accessible ingredients. With more than 80 traditional and vibrant recipes that have been passed down through the generations, Coconut & Sambal interweaves recipes with beguiling tales of island life and gorgeous travel photography that shines a light on the magnificent cuisine of Indonesia.

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March 26, 2021 | 4PM – 4:45PM | VIRTUAL
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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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