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Author Events

Kathleen George

The Blues Walked In

July 8, 5 p.m.
City of Asylum
40 W North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

July 19, 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble
301 South Hills Village
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

Grace Kennan Warnecke

Daughter of the Cold War

June 23, 4 p.m.
Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse
24 Church St
Vineyard Haven, MA 02568

Dorothy Barresi

What We Did While We Made More Guns

June 23, 8 p.m.
Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center
681 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291

July 21, 5-10 p.m.
Poetry Circus #5
Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round
4730 Crystal Springs Drive
Los Angeles, CA  90027

July 26, 7:30 p.m.
E.P. Foster Library
651 E. Main St.
Ventura, CA 93001

Sarah Rose Nordgren

Darwin's Mother

July 19, 6 p.m.
Chop Suey Books
Reading with Michele Poulos
2913 W Cary St.
Richmond, VA 23221

July 20, 7 p.m.
Charlottesville Reading Series
New Dominion Bookshop
Reading with Raennah Lorne
404 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

September 7, 6:30 p.m.
InKY Reading Series
The Bard's Town Restaurant
1801 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40205

September 8, 8 p.m.
Rivertown Reading Series
Bricolage Art Collective
107 Market House Square, Paducah, KY 42001

September 18, 7 p.m.
Xavier University
Cincinnati, OH





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Congratulations to Brad Felver, winner of the 2018 Drue Heinz Literature Prize for his collection, The Dogs of Detroit. The book is scheduled for publication in Fall 2018.

Congratulations to Tiana Clark, whose collection I Can’t Talk about the Trees without the Blood has been chosen as the winner of the 2017 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. The book is scheduled for publication in Fall 2018. Read the press release.

Congratulations to Carin Berkowitz and Bernard Lightman, whose edited volume, Science Museums in Transition: Cultures of Display in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America has won a Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2017.

Alicia Suskin Ostriker is the recipient of the 2017 National Jewish Book Award, poetry category, for her collection Waiting for the Light.

With great sadness, we mourned the passing of Samuel P. Hays in November, 2017. Hays was pioneering scholar in the field of environmental history.

Rasha Diab has been awarded the 2018 CCCC Outstanding Book Award for Shades of Sulh, from the National Council for Teacher Education.

Congratulations to Celso Thomas Castilho, whose book Slave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political Citizenship, has won both the 2018 Bolton Prize (best book on Latin American History) and the2018 Dean Prize (best book on Brazilian history) from the American Historical Association.

Congratulations to James Monroe and David Wright, whose book Butterflies of Pennsylvania, won the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award, nature guidebook category. More information.

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