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Hope Conquers Fear: The Great Indie Bookstore Revival

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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Kiss The Ground

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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Pamela Newkirk

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.

GLVWG Self-Publishing Panel

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.

Booksellers Confessional: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop 

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.    

Hope Conquers Fear: The Great Indie Bookstore Revival

Bookseller and author Andy Laties speaks via Zoom to the Unitarian Universalists of Lehigh Valley’s breakfast forum about how the global pandemic and revival of community-centered economics offers hope for small business owners–including indie booksellers.