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Read Local Red Hook Literary Festival

04/14/2012 10:00 am
04/14/2012 5:00 pm

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 (Paperback)

$18.00
ISBN-13: 9781936365586
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Arrives In 1-5 Days
Published: McSweeney's, 2/2012

Ladybug Girl (Hardcover)

$16.99
ISBN-13: 9780803731950
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial, 3/2008

The Monster Returns (Hardcover)

$16.99
ISBN-13: 9780805090307
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 1/2012

$12.99
ISBN-13: 9780824968168
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Williamson Books, 3/2008

$17.99
ISBN-13: 9780061985799
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Arrives In 1-5 Days
Published: HarperTeen, 9/2011

Plunked (Hardcover)

$16.99
ISBN-13: 9780545297141
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Arrives In 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press, 3/2012

$6.99
ISBN-13: 9780142415009
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin, 4/2010

Clearcut (Paperback)

$16.95
ISBN-13: 9781400079698
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Anchor, 8/2005

Playdate (Paperback)

$14.99
ISBN-13: 9781250003881
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Arrives In 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin, 3/2012

$14.00
ISBN-13: 9780802170743
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat, 6/2010

Lola, California (Hardcover)

$28.00
ISBN-13: 9780374109264
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 7/2011

Location: 
Street:
7467 South Broadway
City:
Red Hook
,
Province:
New York
Postal Code:
12571
Country:
United States