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Twisted Tales of Poe

Lafayette College's Weiss Theater in Buck Hall 219 N. 3rd Street, Easton, Pennsylvania

Free for all; Tickets required. Order tickets via web-link below. by Philip Grecian adapted from stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe directed by Michael O’Neill https://theater.lafayette.edu/poe/

Rob Hart: The Warehouse

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Author Rob Hart discusses and reads from his acclaimed novel, "The Warehouse." Click here for the event link. Sold in more than 20 foreign countries * Optioned for film by Ron Howard * Picked as a hot read by publications like Entertainment Weekly, Publishers Weekly, USA Today, The Real Book Spy, PopSugar, the BBC, and …

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Robin Riding: Mermaids Fast Asleep

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Robin Riding lives in a Pennsylvania town full of old stone houses, where she and her husband run Book and Puppet Co. She enjoys making beautiful puppets and writing silly songs. Mermaids Fast Asleep is her debut picture book.

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Lex Williford: Superman on the Roof

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Author Lex Williford reads from and discusses his latest works, including "Superman on the Roof."

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Donna Munoz: Harley Farley’s First Halloween: A Zombie Book; Harley Farley’s First Pajama Party

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When Eddie finds a little lost zombie in his backyard, there’s only one thing to do: Invite him into the house! Halloween will be extra special this year when Eddie and Harley the Zombie become best friends. Harley is curious, and he loves to eat. He’s the best fried chicken eater, and he really wants …

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Blair Thornburgh

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Author Blair Thornburgh reads from her latest children's book, "Second Banana," and from her 2019 book, "Skulls."

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Hope Conquers Fear: The Great Indie Bookstore Revival

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Author and bookseller Andy Laties talks to the Unitarian Universalists of Lehigh Valley's breakfast forum about how despite the pandemic's effect on local economies, there is still hope for small businesses and independent booksellers. Andy Laties wrote "Rebel Bookseller: Why Indie Businesses Represent Everything You Want to Fight For--From Free Speech, to Buying Local, to …

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Revolutionary Cento- Workshop by Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon

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Revolutionary Cento- Workshop by Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon Join Lehigh Valley Poetry for a special “election week” poetry workshop during the Easton Book Festival. The Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon and Open Mic is a weekly virtual event, with a mini-workshop or generative writing prompt on the first Monday of the month. For this month, we …

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Rock Reads: Musicians On Books

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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 …

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Victoria Jamieson

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Victoria Jamieson is an American author and illustrator of children's books, known for "Roller Girl," a graphic novel about roller derby

Rebecca Price Janney Reading & Enactment

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DR. REBECCA PRICE JANNEY is the author of twenty-four books, including her beloved Easton Series. Her newest novels are Easton at the Pass and Sweet, Sweet Spirit: One Woman’s Spiritual Journey to the Asbury College Revival, 2020 Golden Scroll Award third place Historical Novel of the Year. Easton at the Crossroads captured the 2019 Golden …

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Words in Action: a panel discussion with playwrights and screenwriters

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Playwrights and screenwriters discuss their forms and how the pandemic is affecting their ability to share ideas with the public. With Dennis Bush, Lori Fischer, Sylva Kelegian, and Maureen Davis. Dennis Bush-Playwright/screenwriter Dennis Bush's plays have been performed in New York, and throughout the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, …

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Marly Youmans Reading, hosted by John Wilson

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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 …

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Lehigh Valley Reads presents “Talk/Read/Sing”

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Four 15-minute Talk Read Sing sessions with families. On the hour, between Noon and 3:30. United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley’s Talk Read Sing is a public awareness and action campaign that aims to improve literacy for children birth to age five and empower families to become their child’s first and best teacher. The …

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The Feel Good Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

The Feel Good Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Lehigh Valley Poetry: Community Open Mic

Lafayette College Store, 211 McCartney Street (on College Hill, corner of High Street) 211 McCartney Street, Easton, PA

Join us for the special Easton Book Festival open mic. This event will be held in the courtyard outside the Lafayette College Store at 211 McCartney St. in Easton. Share a poem, sing a song, do your thing. All welcome.

Lafayette College Student Open Mic

Lafayette College Store, 211 McCartney Street (on College Hill, corner of High Street) 211 McCartney Street, Easton, PA

Join the Easton Book Festival in the courtyard outside the Lafayette College Store and watch live student performances. Spoken Word, Music and More. All are welcome!

Echo City Capers Storytime and Workshop

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Enjoy an afternoon of capers and coloring at Book & Puppet with Ralph Greco & Joe Swarctz, the creators of children's book series, "Echo City Capers". Ralph will be reading from illustrated series and Joe will lead kids-of-all-ages in a fun drawing & coloring workshop.

Flash Fiction Competition

All stories have a beginning, a middle, and an end. They also have conflict and resolution. Flash fiction contains all this and more—in 100 words. It is a challenging writing experience and requires a special skill to pack so much action into so few words. Check out some great examples written by Greater Lehigh Valley …

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The Brother Book, by Todd Parr

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The Brother Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater. View here on the festival website front page.

Have You Seen The Ghost Of Tom? (Puppet Pals)

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Have You Seen The Ghost Of Tom? -- Part of the Helping Kids Cope series presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater. View here on our festival website front page.

You Call THAT a Poem?

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Just because the author tells you it’s a poem, does that really make it a poem? Could you tell the difference if it wasn’t? Is an all-encompassing definition of the term “Poem” even possible? Panelists Lynn Alexander (founder of Lehigh Valley Poetry,) Karen Lillis (owner/ operator of Karen’s Book Row,) Frank May (owner/ curator of …

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Grandpa Cacao, by Elizabeth Zunon

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Grandpa Cacao, by Elizabeth Zunon, part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Halloween Stories, with Charles Kiernan

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The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group's Charles Kiernan presents tales to trouble your sleep. Not for children! Watch on our festival website front page.

The Earth Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

The Earth Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Novels of GLVWG: Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group, in Performance

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“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.” Over the years, GLVWG members have prepared a banquet of good reading. And like a great feast, the first step is to taste. Join us as our local authors offer you a sample of their favorite passages. We …

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The I’m Not Scared Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

The I'm Not Scared Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Lehigh Valley Literary Magazine: All Day Meet & Greet plus Review Opportunity!

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Find our Lehigh Valley Literary Magazine table anytime between 10:00am-5pm at 22 Centre Square, in front of Book & Puppet Company, where we’ll be selling prints and accepting submissions for book reviews. If you are an author and would like your book reviewed by the Lehigh Valley Literary Magazine and featured on our website and …

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Wingman: Dr Zeno’s Flashmob

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Wingman: Dr Zeno's Flashmob - part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

“Meanwhile in the Middle of Eternity” Author Read-aloud and Meet & Greet

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

Meet and greet local authors from the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group. Several who contributed to a speculative fiction anthology called Meanwhile in the Middle of Eternity will be reading aloud. Including authors Phil Giunta, Christopher D. Ochs (president of GLVWG), Susanna Reilly, Julie Fedon.

The Goodbye Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

The Goodbye Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

The Thankful Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company (22 Centre Square: Southwest, in the Crayola Quadrant) 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA

The Thankful Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

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