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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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It’s Okay to Be Different, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

It's Okay to Be Different, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Spooked: Dr Zeno’s Flashmob

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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

Books As Art

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

Lafayette College Store will host Maryann Riker, a mixed media artist who will take us on a journey into the beautiful and fascinating world of artist books.

Lehigh Valley Reads presents “Talk/Read/Sing”

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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 […]

Joe Frinzi, Cathy Bednar, Robin Riding and More, at Children’s Author Expo

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Joe Frinzi will have his two “Princess Bria” books, along with “Kubrick’s Monolith” (about the history of the film, 2001: A Space Odyssey), and “Movies On My Mind” (a collection of his film columns from the Easton Irregular). Cathy Bednar will be selling her two “Myra Carter” children’s books, along with her book of poems […]

The Feel Good Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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, United States

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.

Science Fiction Author Panel Discussion

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Are you a fan of science fiction? Or interested in finding out what this kind of fiction is all about? Check out the Easton Book Festival's science fiction author panel, hosted by Dianna Sinovic, featuring authors Phil Giunta, Christopher Ochs and Rachel Thompson. We explore strange new worlds to seek out new life and new […]

Author Tina Capricorn Discusses “The Anchor of Time”

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Tina Capricorn has been imagining adventures with fantastic creatures her entire life. She and interviewer Veda King Blanchard discuss Aeor-Eterna, and the story of Renata and Vincent. Join the fun, right here on our website's front page!

Rock Reads: Musicians On Books

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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 viewers see a different side of some local favorites, with this candid talk on biographies, […]

The Don’t Worry Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

The Don't Worry Book, by Todd Parr. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Hansel and Gretel: Fractured Fable

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Hansel and Gretel: Fractured Fable, part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Lafayette College Student Open Mic

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

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, Easton, PA, United States

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 […]

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.

Three Authors: Theodora Ziolkowski, Conor Bracken and Alex McElroy

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Theodora Ziolkowski (On The Rocks), Conor Bracken (The Enemy of My Enemy is Me) and Alex McElroy (The Atmospherians) read excerpts from their respective books, followed by a discussion and Q&A. This is a rebroadcast from July 2021 - view it on the festival website front page!

Tech Talk: Story Structure

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Author and freelance writer, Rachel Thompson, looks at what story structure is and why it’s important. She addresses the philosophical split between discovery writers and plotters and bridges the craft gap between them. View this Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Tech Talk on our festival website front page. BIO: Rachel Thompson, former freelance writer, wrote […]

Murder in the Lehigh Valley, with Katherine Ramsland

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Author Katherine Ramsland, in conversation with Lafayette College Store's Darrell Parry, discusses "Murder in the Lehigh Valley". Watch here on our festival website's 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.

In the Circle of Writers – Panel Discussion

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Finding someone to critique your writing is a challenging task. Family and friends will gladly do it, but they will tell you how good you are—they love you. Writers need honest criticism best delivered by people who know the craft. That would be other writers. Join us in the circle of writers to watch a […]

The Memoir Revolution is Changing the World – Panel Discussion

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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 authors to learn what that process was like for them. Host Jerry Waxler's memoir about growing up in the sixties spurred his passion for the genre. He writes […]

Wicked Brew, presented by Lehigh Valley Poetry

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Lehigh Valley Poetry's annual October event- Wicked Brew- will pair up again with the Easton Book Festival in a virtual poetry event that you won't want to miss. (But if you do, it will be rebroadcast!) Wicked Brew honors the seasonal vibe and invites participating poets to draw from their darker sources- the creepy, the […]

The Underwear Book, by Todd Parr

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

The Tree In Me, by Corinna Luyken

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

The Tree In Me, by Corinna Luyken, part of the Helping Kids Cope series presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater. Live in person at Book & Puppet Company on Centre Square, Easton, and also online on festival website front page.

Tech Talk: Your Story is Perfect! Don’t Change a Thing. Well, Except For…

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You finished your story. You’re proud of it and should be, but now, it’s time for other eyes to judge your work. Before you fire it off to your agent, publisher, editor, open call, or even your critique group, you should take the time to review and polish your story. Always submit your best work! […]

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 […]

Children’s Illustrator Elizabeth Zunon Shows Kids How She Makes Books

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Elizabeth Zunon will take youngsters on a journey exploring the illustrations of her books "Off to See the Sea" and "Bedtime for Sweet Creatures" by Nikki Grimes, through her reference photos, drawings, and colorful paintings and collages. Watch on our book festival front page.

Grandpa Cacao, by Elizabeth Zunon

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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

Tech Talk: Doing Critique

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Author and freelance writer, Rachel Thompson, explains the importance of critique groups and critique partners and shares the basics of how to accept and give critique. Part of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group series of Tech Talks. Watch online, on the festival website front page.

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, Easton, PA, United States

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

Tech Talk: Beta Readers

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Novelist and Freelance writer, Rachel Thompson explains the relationship between authors and beta readers in her presentation. She gives tips and guidelines for readers and writers alike. Part of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group's series of Tech Talks. Watch on our website front page.

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 […]

The I’m Not Scared Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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, Easton, PA, United States

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 […]

Wingman: Dr Zeno’s Flashmob

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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, Easton, PA, United States

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, Easton, PA, United States

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

Robert Repino and The War With No Name, in conversation with Steve Wiggins.

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Robert Repino grew up in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. After serving in the Peace Corps (Grenada 2000–2002), he earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Emerson College. His debut novel Mort(e), a science fiction story about a war between animals and humans, was published by Soho Press in 2015. Mort(e) is the first book in the War With No […]

Angel Ackerman reads “Manipulations”

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Angel Ackerman, author of the #FashionandFiends horror series, will be at the Easton Book Festival's author expo in Centre Square, on October 23rd representing local boutique press, Parisian Phoenix Publishing, which debuted with her novel MANIPULATIONS last month. She will be reading from the novel at 3pm. #ParisianPhoenix represents unique voices and diverse perspectives. Upcoming […]

The Unbearables: Poetry Readings

Quadrant Book Mart & Coffee House 20 N 3rd St, Easton, PA, United States

Some of New York’s most iconoclastic countercultural post-beat avatars are in Easton for the weekend! Poetry Readings with The Unbearables: Ron Kolm, Amy Barone, Arthur Kaye, Wanda Phipps and more.

The Thankful Book, by Todd Parr

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

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

Bluebeard: Fractured Fable

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Bluebeard: Fractured Fable. Part of the Helping Kids Cope series, presented by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater.

Poet Arhm Choi Wild, in conversation with Veda King Blanchard

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Arhm Choi Wild is a queer, Korean-American poet who grew up in the slam community of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and went on to perform across the country, including at Brave New Voices, the New York City Poetry Festival, the Bowery Poetry Club, and Asheville Wordfest. Their debut book of poems, CUT TO BLOOM, was the […]

Meet Floyd Cooper: Interview with Melba Tolliver

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(A re-broadcast from our 2020 Festival) Meet renowned children's book illustrator Floyd Cooper, who lived right here in Easton, PA, in conversation with our festival's Melba Tolliver. Floyd Cooper was 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 […]

Meet the Author: Elizabeth Helen Rose, interviewed by Dianna Sinovic

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Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group presents, "Meet the Author: Elizabeth Helen Rose" -- interviewed by Dianna Sinovic. Elizabeth Helen Rose is a poet and painter who turned a pivotal time in her life into a springboard for her creativity. In this interview, she shares not only a deeper look into her writing and her art, […]

Gallery Talk: Easton Nights, with photographer Peter Ydeen

Sigal Museum’s Chrin Gallery 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Meet photographer Peter Ydeen and explore the mysterious and wonderful exhibition called Easton Nights. In over 70 photographs, Easton Nights evokes the surreal and romantic world of Easton’s small hours. The photos are animated, silent, and cathartic. Ydeen explains, “Easton Nights is a story which grew from the unique and uncommon valley in which the […]

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Big Easy Easton Brass Kickoff Concert & Mini-Parade

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

March along with Easton’s own community second-line marching jazz band, the Big Easy Easton Brass (BEEB) as they bring a taste of New Orleans to downtown Easton. Bring your tambourine, kazoo, or any instrument you like, and join in the fun! Open to all ages and skill levels, this community band is bringing a New […]

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Reading: Lehigh Valley Poetry Group

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Join the Lehigh Valley Poetry Group for a FREE reading outside at Book, and Puppet Co. 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA. Or join us online through Facebook! We will kick off this year's Easton Book festival with a poetry reading featuring host E. Lynn Alexander and members of our program partner, the Lehigh Valley Poetry […]

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Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group Author Anthology Reading, Meet and Greet Tables

Easton Farmers' Market Scott Park, Easton, PA

Meet and greet local authors under The Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group tents at the Easton Farmers’ Market (EFM) -- the oldest, continuous open-air market in the nation, established in 1752, the year of Easton's founding. Enjoy their on-stage performances from 9 to 10 am and from noon to 1pm. Featuring Cindy Williams Newsome, Robin […]

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Floyd Cooper Memorial Children’s Story Hour: MAX AND THE TAG-ALONG MOON

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Bring the kids to a delightful storybook reading of the late award-winning children’s book author and Easton’s own Floyd Cooper. The Parents Choice Awards best books list title, Max and the Tag-Along Moon, will be performed by Book and Puppet Co. owner, Andy Laties.   About the Book: Max loves his grandpa. When they must […]

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The Three Little Pigs, Puppet Show, with Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

The Three Little Pigs with YIPPEE SKIPPY PUPPET THEATER Bring your little ones to this delightful puppet show based upon the beloved children's tale, The Three Little Pigs. Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater performs interactive, improvisational puppetry for children ages 2-8 years old. The shows feature live musical accompaniment and draw on both familiar tales and […]

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Children’s Halloween Book Reading and Book Signing, with author Blair Thornburgh,SKULLS!

smARTivities 60 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Join author Blair Thornburgh for this free reading and book signing of her very not scary Halloween-themed children’s book, SKULLS! This smart, skull-positive story cheerfully dispels any fears kids might have about their skeletons. Blair Thornburgh is the author of several books for young readers and teens, including Who's That Girl, Ordinary Girls, Top Banana, […]

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Ice Cream Truck outside Fidelity Bank on Centre Square

30 Centre Square, outside Crayola 30 Centre Square, Easton, PA

There’s no doubt that our sponsor Fidelity Bank delivers a refreshing approach to a community bank, so it only makes sense for them to deliver ice cream treats in the Fidelity Bank ice cream truck. This truck is active all summer long providing free pick-me-ups at local community events, nonprofit organizations, our branch locations, and […]

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Drag Queen Story Hour, with Eileen O’Brennan

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Your kids and the whole family will be entertained and enlightened by this very special story hour that features PrideFest 2022 Royale Champion drag queen, Eileen O’Brennan. Children learn tolerance early, and what better way to introduce them to the reality of human variety than in the safe, nurturing space of a children’s story hour?

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Easton: City of Resources, with Photographer Bruce Fackenthal

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

Meet Bruce Fackenthal, author of Easton: City of Resources --a stunningly photographed and designed history of the city of Easton, Pennsylvania. The book shows Easton at the height of the Industrial Revolution. Get an inside view as to what inspired this archive-based documentation of a lost moment in time. It's truly a romantic reflection of […]

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Reading: Mother Stories, with Dr. Bonnie Winfield, Students of Lafayette College, and The Journey Home

smARTivities 60 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

In this eye-opening event, students of Lafayette College will present readings of tales written by incarcerated mothers.       The Journey Home is an expressive and creativity-based program run by Dr. Bonnie Winfield for women in the Northampton County Department of Corrections. Bonnie's mission is to provide a safe place for stillness and healing […]

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Games: DEVOUR Card Game Demo and Science on a Sphere

Nurture Nature Center 518 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Enjoy Nurture Nature's Science on a Sphere program about animal habitats. Then, play the game of DEVOUR, taking on the role of one of seven forest-dwelling creatures and feeding upon as many of your opponent's cards as you can. Bout after bout, compete for your very survival. Establish the largest Feed Pile, propel yourself to […]

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Meet & Greet Authors of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group

The Grand Eastonian Hotel 140 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Stroll in to chat and ask questions about writing and publishing of participating GLVWG authors. They will hold court at The Grand Eastonian Hotel, across Northampton Street at Connexions Gallery, and over on Bank Street at The Bank Street Creamery. Featuring Dennis Boyne, Michael Daigle, Robert Martin, Suzanne Mattaboni, Christopher D. Ochs, and Dianna Sinovic. […]

Cindy Williams Newsome Chasing Baseball for Life and Other Adventures

Sigal Museum’s Auditorium 342 Northampton St, Easton, PA, United States

Join award-winning author Cindy Williams Newsome for a preview of her new release, Chasing Baseball for Life and Other Adventures, a memoir begun by and dedicated to her late brother and baseball enthusiast, Nearo “Bub” Williams Jr. Experience the profound effect the sport has on a number of baseball enthusiasts and professionals, inside and outside […]

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Prince Garrett Storyhour with author Jannie Pilgram

Bank Street Creamery 15 South Bank Street, Easton, PA, United States

Bring your kids to Bank Street Creamery for a very special story hour, hosted by the Prince Garrett stories author, Jannie Pilgrim. Prince Garrett lives in Garrett Land and loves playing with his dog Zeus (nicknamed Zuzu). The Prince Garrett stories began when the author, Jannie Pilgrim, would take Garrett for walks and tell him adventures about Garrett […]

Poetry Reading: E.Lynn Alexander Find Me in the Iris

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Please join us for a poetry reading at Book and Puppet with E. Lynn Alexander, a local poet, and independent publisher. E. Lynn Alexander's latest poetry collection, "Find Me in the Iris", was released in 2022. Find Me in the Iris, by Lynn Alexander This is the second book of poetry by E. Lynn Alexander, […]

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Poetry Reading: Nancy Scott

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Prize-winning poet Nancy Scott has published more than 925 essays and poems. Her latest chapbook is entitled The Almost Abecedarian. She has had over 925 essays and poems that have appeared in magazines, literary journals, anthologies, newspapers, and as audio commentaries. Her latest chapbook appears on Amazon, The Almost Abecedarian. She won First Prize in […]

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Poetry Reading: Darrell Parry Twists: Gathered Ephemera

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Join Easton writer and artist Darrell Parry for a reading from his book Twists: Gathered Ephemera. The founder of the online publication Stick Figure Poetry Quarterly and co-host of the monthly Lehigh Valley Poetry’s Virtual Salon will also be happy to sign copies of his book for you! Darrell Parry is a writer, artist, and […]

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Poetry Reading: Rebecca Reynolds

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Please join us for a poetry reading with Rebecca Reynolds at Book and Puppet. Rebecca Reynolds has published two books of poetry, Daughter of the Hangnail, and  The Bovine Tw0-Step. Rebecca Reynolds has published two books of poetry, Daughter of the Hangnail and The Bovine Two-Step. Her first book, Daughter of the Hangnail received the […]

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Panel Discussion: Sex in the Text: Making Love Between the Pages

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

 Must be 18+ to attend. You won't want to miss this live panel discussion with romance and erotica writers on the hows and whys of putting sex You won't want to miss this live panel discussion with romance and erotica writers on the hows and whys of putting sex into print. William D. Prystauk writes […]

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Floyd Cooper Memorial Children’s Story Hour: Ruth and The Green Book, with Andy Laties and Puppets

Book and Puppet Company 22 Centre Square, Easton, PA, United States

Bring your kids to this reading of the late Eastononian children’s book author’s inspiration for the Academy Award-winning film, The Green Book. The story is fiction, but The Green Book’s role in helping a generation of African American travelers avoid some of the indignities of Jim Crow is true history. The picture book that was […]

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