An Evening with Mortician/Author Caitlin Doughty

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:00 PM.

Join us for a conversation with Caitlin Doughty, mortician, bestselling author, and advocate for death acceptance. Hailed by The New York Times as "a relentlessly curious and chipper tour guide to the underworld,” she’ll discuss reform of Western funeral industry practices.
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An Evening with Author Jenny Lawson

Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 7:00 PM.

Join us for an evening with award-winning humorist Jenny Lawson as she discusses her most recent bestseller, Broken (in the best possible way) and her brilliantly funny body of work.

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An Evening with Author Jasmine Guillory

Wednesday, February 16, 2022, 7:00 PM.

Join us for a lively evening with bestselling author Jasmine Guillory. Dubbed one of romance’s brightest new voices, she’ll discuss her newest novel, While We Were Dating, and the modern rom-com. Author Morgan Rogers (Honey Girl) will join her in conversation.

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Meet Author Richard Rothstein

Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 7:00 PM.

Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law presents an online exploration of the policies that led to racial segregation in American communities, what can be done to reverse these practices, and how we can work towards racial equity.

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A Conversation with Author Jennifer Chiaverini

Sunday, October 10, 2021, 2:00 PM.

Join us for a virtual discussion with Jennifer Chiaverini, the New York Times bestselling author of several historical novels, including her new book, The Women’s March, an enthralling historical novel of the 1913 woman’s suffrage movement inspired by three courageous women who bravely risked their lives and liberty in the fight to win the vote.

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LitWorks Teen Book Fest: Kiku Hughes

Friday, May 07, 2021, 1:45 PM.

Meet Kiku Hughes, a cartoonist known for her science fiction and fantasy stories in various anthologies, including Avatar: The Last Airbender – Team Avatar Tales. Her new book, Displacement, tells the story of a teenager pulled back in time to experience the Japanese American incarceration camps alongside her grandmother.

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Meet Author Alex Kotlowitz

Thursday, May 06, 2021, 7:00 PM.

Join us on for an online fireside chat with journalist, author, and filmmaker Alex Kotlowitz. For forty years, Alex has been telling stories from the heart of America, deeply intimate tales of struggle and perseverance.

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Meet Author John Sandford

Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 7:00 PM

Meet John Sandford, New York Times bestselling author of the Prey series and the Virgil Flowers series of thriller novels. In an online chat, John will discuss his latest novel, Ocean Prey.

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LitWorks Teen Book Fest: Mayra Cuevas

Friday, April 09, 2021, 1:45 PM.

Meet Mayra Cuevas. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Mayra is a professional journalist and fiction writer who adores love stories with happy endings. Her book Salty, Bitter, Sweet was selected as one of the “YA Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2020” by BuzzFeed. It's a slow-burn romance in a cutthroat kitchen for 17-year old Isabella Fields who is trying to realize her dream of becoming a top chef.

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LitWorks Teen Book Fest: Chris Crutcher

Friday, March 05, 2021, 1:45 PM.

Meet Chris Crutcher, author of dozens of strikingly authentic and unflinchingly honest books for young readers. Chris has received a number of awards, from his high school designation as “Most Likely to Plagiarize” to the American Library Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

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A Conversation with Author Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Friday, January 29, 2021, 6:00 PM.

Meet Jarrett J. Krosoczka, the bestselling author/illustrator behind more than forty books for young readers, including his wildly popular Lunch Lady series. Most recently, he has found acclaim with his memoir Hey, Kiddo, about growing up in a family grappling with addiction and finding the art that helps you survive.

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