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Young Adult Literature Events

Young Adult Literature Events

Unhappy in Their Own Way Wednesday October 10th, 10:30am-11:45am @ Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza Two writers tackle dark, intense family problems within the young adult novel. No Sad Songs by Frank Morelli tells the story of a high school senior who just…

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Literature from Around the World

Literature from Around the World

Global Literature: Israel, Dhaka, & The Frozen North Thursday, Oct. 11,1:30 p.m. Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center North Plaza Cheuse Center Director Matt Davis facilitates a panel of authors with novels set in different corners of the globe. The Parting Gift by Evan Fallenberg…

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September Pride

September Pride

LGBTQ  Literature Surviving as an Outsider Saturday October 13, 1:30pm – 2:30pm Merten Hall, Room 1204 Two writers show how LGBTQ characters can survive in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara is a debut novel that follows…

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Go Back to School with Science

Go Back to School with Science

Breathe in the  Space, Climate, World and Air Around Us Inhaling the History of the World Wednesday Oct. 10th, 12pm-1:15pm @ Johnson Center, 3rd Floor, Meeting Room F With every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides of March, 44…

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Angie Thomas Has Been Rescheduled

Angie Thomas Has Been Rescheduled

  August 24, 2018 – Fairfax, VA: Fall for the Book announces that Angie Thomas’s reading on Saturday, October 13, 2018 has been postponed. Thomas was meant to close out the final day of the Fall for the Book festival in conversation with critic Bethanne…

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“Poetry is life distilled.” – Gwendolyn Brooks

“Poetry is life distilled.” – Gwendolyn Brooks

Eco-Justice & Hip-Hop: Poetry for the Times Wednesday October 10th, 6:00pm-7:15pm@ George’s, 3rd Floor, Johnson Center Come hear poets Melissa Tuckey and Nate Marshall read from a selection of their politically and culturally charged poetry. Melissa Tuckey, editor of Ghost-Fishing: An Eco-Poetry Anthology has created the first…

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