Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival


Event date: 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event address: 
7467 South Broadway
12571 Red Hook
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Read Local Red Hook PosterRed Hook Community Arts Network (Red Hook CAN), in partnership with Oblong Books & Music, is hosting a Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival on Saturday April 14, 2012 from 10am-5pm at the Village Building, 7467 South Broadway, Red Hook. This event is free and open to the public.

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The festival is a full day of free events celebrating local authors. With Picture Book Story Time, Young Adult and Adult fiction readings, panel discussions, book sales and signings, the programs will appeal to readers all ages.

Keynote speaker, the award-winning author and filmmaker John Sayles, will close out the day with a reading, discussion and signing of his book, A Moment in the Sun.

10:00 - Story Time
Children of all ages will enjoy hearing husband and wife team David Soman and Jacky Davis (Ladybug Girl) and author-illustrator Peter McCarty (The Monster Returns) read from their work.

12:00 - Middle Grade / Young Adult Authors
Nancy Castaldo (Leap into Space) hosts fellow authors Jennifer Castle (The Beginning After), Michael Northrop (Plunked), and Robin Palmer (Lucy B. Parker) in a reading and panel discussion.

2:00 - Adult Authors
Author and Chronogram’s Book Editor, Nina Shengold (Clearcut), talks with local authors Thelma Adams (Playdate), Mary-Beth Hughes (Double Happiness: Stories) and Edie Meidav (Lola, California).

4:00 - Keynote Speaker: John Sayles
Award-winning author and filmmaker John Sayles will read from and discuss his book, A Moment in the Sun.

A Moment in the Sun Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781936365586
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: McSweeney's Books - February 28th, 2012

Ladybug Girl Cover Image
By David Soman, Jacky Davis, David Soman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803731950
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2008

The Monster Returns Cover Image
By Peter McCarty, Peter McCarty (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780805090307
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt & Company - January 31st, 2012

Leap Into Space: Exploring the Universe and Your Place in It Cover Image
By Nancy F. Castaldo, Patrick McRae (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780824968168
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Williamson Books - March 2008

The Beginning of After Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061985799
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Harper Teen - September 6th, 2011

Plunked Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545297141
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Scholastic Press - March 2012

Girl vs. Superstar Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142415009
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - April 20th, 2010

Clearcut Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400079698
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Anchor Books - August 9th, 2005

Playdate Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250003881
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Griffin - March 13th, 2012

Double Happiness Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802170743
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - June 8th, 2010

Lola, California Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374109264
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - July 5th, 2011