The day-long program will feature readings by notable authors Jaki Shelton Green, North Carolina Poet Laureate, Nancy Peacock, 2018 Piedmont Laureate, Lee Smith, and Anna Jean Mayhew, plus signings by Allan Gurganus and many other authors.
Book sales will be held in the meeting room and open 11 AM to 4 PM.
We will launch with a reading by NC Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green at 10am. From 4-5, there will be a reception in the meeting room for the authors and the public.
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The Friends of the Orange County Public Library are sponsoring the event which is free and open to the public.
Below is the list of all the authors taking part.
Jaki Shelton Green, poetry
Lee Smith, literary fiction
Allan Gurganus, literary fiction
Anna Jean Mayhew, literary fiction
Nancy Peacock, historical Fiction
Barbara Claypole White, literary fiction
John Claude Bemis, childrens
Laine Cunningham, literary fiction
Shannon Moore Fitzgerald, childrens
James Maxey, speculative fiction
Samantha Bryant, speculative fiction
Elizabeth Hein, literary fiction
Anne Anthony, short stories
Dori Ann Dupre, literary fiction
Emily Buehler, nonfiction
Max Dowdle, graphic novels
Morrow Dowdle, poetry
Pam Baggett, poetry
Carol A. Strickland, speculative fiction
Anne Centers, childrens
Frances M. Wood, childrens
Nancy Haines, childrens
Harry Kavros, nonfiction