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November 2020

Future of Education panel discussion

November 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Free

Challenged by the Covid pandemic, people everywhere are rethinking where, when and how we do teaching and learning. It’s safe to say this is a time to re-think the aims of education not just of children, but of adults as well. For Lisa Jackson, being appointed Education Coordinator for the Savannah African Art Museum last year just before the public health crisis struck created unexpected challenges and opportunities for the museum and for the former music industry executive. Profiled in…

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LAFAYETTE ON THE BOOK

November 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
Free

    An Informal Panel Discussion Sponsored by the Lafayette College Humanities Center, Organized for the Second Annual Easton Book Festival     Organizer and moderator: - Eric Ziolkowski, Helen H. P. Manson Professor of Bible   ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Shakespeare’s First Folio: The Gift Two Fellow Players Gave Him—and Us - June Schlueter, Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita of English and former Provost of the College   Abstract: Across the world, Shakespeare is held in high esteem, considered by many to…

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Rock Reads: Musicians On Books

November 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Rock Reads- Local Musicians On Books- Coming Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00 PM EST. This will be a virtual event on zoom webinar AND streaming on Facebook and the Easton Book Festival website. Webinar: 822 6055 9193. About this event: Please join us in a special virtual discussion for the Easton Book Festival with local musicians, talking about the books they read and if these books have had an influence on their music and creative careers. This talk will help…

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GLVWG: Getting to Know You-Author Michael Stephen Daigle is interviewed by John Evans

November 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Free

Author Michael Daigle discusses his work and process with GLVWG's John Evans. Michael is the author of the multiple award winning Frank Nagler Mysteries: THE SWAMPS OF JERSEY; A GAME CALLED DEAD; THE WEIGHT OF LIVING; THE RED HAND. For info visit www.michaelstephendaigle.com, a site for fiction, poetry and commentary.      

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GLVWG: Getting to Know You-Christopher Ochs

November 12, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Free

Author Christopher Ochs discusses his work with Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group interviewer Dianne Sinovic Christopher D. Ochs' foray into writing began with his epic fantasy Pindlebryth of Lenland: The Five Artifacts, recommended by US Review of Books. Several of his short stories have been published in the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group and Bethlehem Writers Group anthologies and websites. Using his skills learned with the Lehigh Valley Storytelling Guild, he crafted a collection of mirthful macabre short stories, If…

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Sylva Kelegian: God Spelled Backwards

November 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
Free

Sylva Kelegian has appeared Off-Broadway and guest-starred on television dramas such as CSI, NCIS: Los Angeles, Southland, Rizzoli & Isles, ER, Cold Case, Desperate Housewives, Big Love, Prison Break, Bones, Without a Trace, and many more. She has starred in independent films, co-starred in Stephen King’s movie of the week, Desperation, and appeared in movies such as Spiderman, Crash, Atlas Shrugged, and Return to Zero. Sylva co-wrote S.O.S. a one-hour drama for TV about the dog rescue world and is…

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Natalie Goldberg: Writing Down the Bones

November 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Free

Author Natalie Goldberg in conversation with Easton Book Festival president Melba Tolliver (who is also one of Natalie's students!) Natalie Goldberg is the author of fifteen books, including Writing Down the Bones (Shambhala, 1986), which has sold over one million copies, has been translated into fourteen languages, and started a revolution in the way we practice writing in this country. She recently co-edited a collection of talks by revered zen teacher Katherine Thanas, The Truth of This Life (Shambhala, 2018).…

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Jessica Stone reads Craving London: Confessions of an Incurable Romantic

November 15, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Free

Author Jessica Stone reads from and discusses her brand new memoir, "Craving London." Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89804660321 "Read Jessica Stone's evocative memoir and prepare to be dazzled. When I grow up, I want to write like Jessica!" -Gay Hendricks, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling author of The Big Leap What if you could make anything happen...except the one thing you wanted most? Still single five years after a broken engagement, 29-year-old food lover Jessica…

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Marly Youmans Reading, hosted by John Wilson

November 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST

Marly Youmans is one of today's masters of language and imagination. Her poetry and fiction blend fantastic, historical, and everyday elements that have delighted readers for decades. In this program, book critic and editor John Wilson introduces a series of dramatic readings of Youmans's fiction and poetry, from her critically acclaimed Catherwood (1996) to her recently released Charis in the World of Wonders. Readers include Makomoto Fujimura, Keisuke Hoashi, Chris Phillips, and Lauren Stango.

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Marly Youmans Reading, hosted by John Wilson

November 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
Free

Marly Youmans is one of today's masters of language and imagination. Her poetry and fiction blend fantastic, historical, and everyday elements that have delighted readers for decades. In this program, book critic and editor John Wilson introduces a series of dramatic readings of Youmans's fiction and poetry, from her critically acclaimed Catherwood (1996) to her recently released Charis in the World of Wonders. Readers include Makomoto Fujimura, Keisuke Hoashi, Chris Phillips, and Lauren Stango.

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