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 Sun By John Sayles Cover Image
$19.80
This item is not currently available to order.
ISBN: 9781936365586
Published: McSweeney's - February 28th, 2012

Ladybug Girl By David Soman (Illustrator), Jacky Davis Cover Image
By David Soman (Illustrator), Jacky Davis
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803731950
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Ships in 3-8 Days
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2008

The Monster Returns (Jeremy and the Monster) By Peter McCarty, Peter McCarty (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter McCarty, Peter McCarty (Illustrator)
$18.69
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ISBN: 9780805090307
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 31st, 2012

Leap into Space By Nancy F. Castaldo Cover Image
$16.49
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ISBN: 9780824968168
Published: WorthyKids - January 23rd, 2008

Clearcut By Nina Shengold Cover Image
$18.65
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ISBN: 9781400079698
Published: Anchor - August 9th, 2005

Playdate: A Novel By Thelma Adams Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250003881
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Ships in 3-8 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 13th, 2012

Double Happiness By Mary-Beth Hughes Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780802170743
Availability: Available in our Warehouse: Usually Ships in 3-8 Days
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - June 8th, 2010