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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/

Ama Yawson Reading- The Talk: A Black Family’s Conversation about Racism and Police Brutality

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It is time for "the talk." As much as African American parents wish that they can shelter their kids from the harsh realities of prejudice, stereotyping, racism, and police brutality, it is not feasible. The horrifying deaths of children such as Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, and Aiyana Stanley-Jones prove that children, no matter how young, …

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NaNoRiMo Introduction

This event is hosted by Greater Lehigh Valley Writer's Group. National Novel Writing Month is an annual Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript between November 1 and November 30. Well-known authors write "pep-talks" to keep them motivated throughout the process. Learn the …

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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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Memoir Panel – Jerry Waxler

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The Memoir Revolution is Changing the World If you wonder what it’s like to turn an important part of your life into a readable story, join these four authors to learn what that process was like for them.    Jerry Waxler: His memoir about growing up in the sixties spurred his passion for the genre. He …

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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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Louise Aronson: “Elderhood”

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Louise Aronson is an American geriatrician, writer, and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. Her book Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life was a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. To register for Zoom Q&A: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87225972711

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Booksellers Confessional: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop 

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In this panel, we invite independent booksellers to share their perspectives and describe the impact of the pandemic.   Moderated by Lynn Alexander, Panelists include Andy Laties, Karen Lillis, Darrell Parry, and more TBA.    

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Paul O. Zelinsky

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Interview (with Andy Laties) Author and illustrator of "Wheels on the Bus" speaks with Andy Laties.

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Susan Robeson: Grandpa Stops A War

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"It takes a man of peace to stop a war." The true story of Paul Robeson's visit to the front lines of the Spanish Civil War is a tale of courage and activism told by his granddaughter, Susan Robeson. Author reading/talk Register for this event by clicking this link.

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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Darlene P. Campos

Author of YA fiction, Darlene Campos, reads from and discusses her latest works. Darlene P. Campos is the author of the young adult novels BEHIND MOUNT RUSHMORE, SUMMER CAMP IS CANCELLED, and HEAVEN ISN'T ME (to be released in fall 2019). Additionally, she is the author of the children's bilingual picture book, MR. RAY'S BARBERSHOP …

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Donald Miller & David Colley: Vicksburg

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Winner of the Civil War Round Table of New York’s Fletcher Pratt Literary Award Winner of the Austin Civil War Round Table’s Daniel M. & Marilyn W. Laney Book Prize Winner of an Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Award “A superb account” (The Wall Street Journal) of the longest and most decisive military campaign of …

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World War 3 Illustrated: The World We Are Fighting For

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World War 3 Illustrated is an American comics anthology magazine with a left-wing political focus, founded in 1979 by New York City comic book artists Peter Kuper and Seth Tobocman, and painter Christof Kohlhofer, and subsequently produced by a collective with a rotating editorship. For their 51st edition, World War 3 Illustrated asked their artists …

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GLVWG Self-Publishing Panel

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Learn everything you want to know about self-publishing from GREATER LEHIGH VALLEY WRITER'S GROUP members. (Carol L. Wright host) with Christine Talley, Judy England-McCarthy, Christopher D. Ochs, Bernadette Sukley, and Laurel Wenson.

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Pamela Newkirk

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Pamela Newkirk Oct 25 at 6 PM  Author of "Diversity, Inc." Pamela Newkirk is a Journalist. Editor, Professor, Author, and Multidisciplinary Scholar whose work examines the impact dominant portrayals in popular culture have on African American lives.

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Kiss The Ground

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Kiss The Ground 2020 has delivered the most destructive wildfires on record.  And we have run out of letters in the alphabet to name the tropical storms.  Yes, the climate crisis is here and now, not a future event.  Time is not on our side to reverse the damage but don’t despair just yet.  Kiss The …

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Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon Halloween Edition

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Virtual poetry readings by members of the Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon Lehigh Valley Poetry Salon Halloween Edition Click here to register for your free link.  

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Examining Haunted Crime Scenes: Panel

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Forensics expert Katherine Ramsland and paranormal investigators Mark Nesbitt and Patty A. Wilson have examined murder implements, victims, and crime scenes reported to have had supernatural components. Come see what their investigations have discovered in the Easton Book Festival discussion. When: Oct 27, 2020, 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Haunted Crime Scenes …

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Inside the Upheaval of Journalism: Marquita Pool-Eckert and Howard Weinberg

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Inside the Upheaval of Journalism: Marquita Pool-Eckert and Howard Weinberg: click here for Q&A access: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81101404991   Pool-Eckert began her career at WABC-TV in New York as producer from 1970 to 1974. From 1974 to 1975, she worked as a producer for WNET/l3 Public TV and moved to CBS News as an associate producer in 1975. Pool-Eckert …

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Ask Me Anything, with authors of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group

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A panel of local authors tell all, answering such questions as: What literary pilgrimages have you gone on? What is the first book that made you cry? What is the most unethical practice in the publishing industry? Does writing energize or exhaust you? What are common traps for aspiring writers?...And many more! They'll make you …

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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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Britannica Virtual Quiz Show

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With host and encyclopedia editor, Christopher Lloyd A fantastic virtual event, perfect for schools, festivals, bookshops, and museums! Based on the Britannica All New Kids’ Encyclopedia Held over Zoom, there are 8 rounds of quizzes and a grand finale – with Book & Puppet Company gift-certificate prizes to win! When: Nov 1, 2020 02:00 PM …

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Tall Poppy Writers: Raising Up Strong Women’s Voices in Fiction

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Kathryn Craft  Kathryn Craft is the award-winning author of two novels from Sourcebooks, The Art of Falling and The Far End of Happy, and the author of chapters in Author in Progress and The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing from Writers Digest Books. Her fourteen years as a freelance developmental editor at Writing-Partner.com follows a nineteen-year career as a dance critic for The Morning Call newspaper. Long a leader in …

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BOOKS CONNECT

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Leah Komaiko, Andy Laties, and Melba Tolliver discuss the many ways books connect us. Books connect people in countless ways. For instance, when journalist Melba Tolliver met bookseller and author, Andy Laties,  she learned that he had sold the books of her friend, writer and brand guru Leah Komaiko. Join them and hear how these …

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Poetry is Stupid: Change My Mind

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Moderator Darrell Parry asks local poets to discuss Poetry, and defend the form.  Cleveland Wall is a poet, editor, and teaching artist from Bethlehem, PA. She is one half of the poetry-guitar duo The Starry Eyes and a founding member of the poetry improv group No River Twice. She is the author of many small, …

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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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World War Three Illustrated Election News Desk

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World War 3 Illustrated comics-journalists check-in from their communities around the country to discuss how we can all respond in a positive and effective way, whatever the aftermath of the election. With Easton's own Rebecca Migdal and Jackie Lima, WW3 founder Seth Tobocman, moderated by editor Sandy Jimenez. and with additional WW3 contributors from around …

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Dudley Edmundson Reading

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Dudley Edmondson is an American writer and photographer specializing primarily in outdoors and nature writing and photography. He currently lives in Duluth, Minnesota.

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Lee Upton & Joyce Hinnefeld in Conversation

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Author Lee Upton (Lafayette College)  speaks with Joyce Hinnefeld (Moravian College) about writing. Each author reads from their newest works, and they discuss their writing process. Lee Upton is the author of fourteen books, including six books of poetry, short story collections, an essay collection, and volumes of literary criticism. She is a librettist as …

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Daniel Chacon reading/discussion

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Author Daniel Chacon reads from and discusses his latest works. Daniel Chacón is a Latino short story writer, novelist, essayist, editor, professor, and radio host. The Cholo Tree: This engrossing coming-of-age novel for teens follows a young Chicano artist who wants only to develop his craft and study in Paris, but who must deal with …

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Word: A Visual Art Show

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Join Jackie Lima and other artists for a virtual art show and party. Artists include: Edward Coppola Marie Roberts Joseph O’Neal Harriet Finck Patricia Dahlman Michael DalCerro Betsey Rosenwald Jenna Katzin Lash Jackie Lima

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Learning the History of Books – Chris Phillips Class

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Join Lafayette professor, Chris Phillips, as he takes us on a journey through the history of books. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85259135609?pwd=aVBRbzM1REFrVXNSSlhrenlKMGxNZz09 Passcode: 607999 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13126266799,,85259135609#,,,,,,0#,,607999# or +16465588656,,85259135609#,,,,,,0#,,607999#

Future of Education panel discussion

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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 …

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LAFAYETTE ON THE BOOK

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    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 …

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Why Zines? An Easton Book Festival Panel Discussion

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Why zines? Zines are typically DIY books that are shared, traded, spread, and collected. Zine culture has been around for years, with a role in subversion, activism, radical self expression, book arts, political activism, and so much more. In this panel for the Easton Book Festival, local zine collector/maker/enthusiast Lynn Alexander will host guest panelists …

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Words in the Ward

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Join Lynn Alexander and Easton West Ward's writers and musicians for readings, performances and art-films.

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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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Floyd Cooper reads Max and the Tagalong Moon

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Storytime with children's book illustrator Floyd Cooper. Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for children. Floyd started his career in illustration at Hallmark, after a successful career in the industrial side of art, he made the leap into picture books with Eloise Greenfield’s Grandpa’s Face. Since then Floyd …

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

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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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Writer’s Cafe–hosted by GLVWG

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Pre-recorded two weeks ago--learn what this fun bi-weekly program is all about: If you are serious about getting published, this is a great way to get started. Come to the Writers Cafe and take a chance with a very friendly circle of fellow writers by reading a page or two of your current manuscript. The …

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GLVWG: Getting to Know You-Christopher Ochs

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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 …

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Sylva Kelegian: God Spelled Backwards

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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 …

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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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Natalie Goldberg: Writing Down the Bones

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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 …

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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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Jessica Stone reads Craving London: Confessions of an Incurable Romantic

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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 …

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Meet Floyd Cooper: Interview with Melba Tolliver

Meet renowned children's book illustrator Floyd Cooper, who lives right here in Easton, PA. Link to join Webinar https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89335925800 Floyd Cooper is the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for children. Floyd started his career in illustration at Hallmark, after a successful career in the industrial side of art, he made the …

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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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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 …

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