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Fall for the Book to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Fall for the Book to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $10,000 to Fall…

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Poster Contest Winner

Poster Contest Winner

Congratulations Kasey Thomas 2019 Fall for the Book Poster Contest Winner

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Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas

  Presents: An Evening with Angie Thomas Author of The Hate U Give THURSDAY, APRIL, 25 @ 7:30 PM Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center   Thank you for attending!

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Announcing the 2019 New American Voices Award Judges

Announcing the 2019 New American Voices Award Judges

Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research have created an award to recognize recently published works that illuminate the complexity of human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing. The Contest The prize will be juried by Reyna Grande,…

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Hernán Díaz Wins Inaugural New American Voices Award for Immigrant Writers

Hernán Díaz Wins Inaugural New American Voices Award for Immigrant Writers

In a way…the spirit of this award I feel really speaks to my life story, and to the way in which I approach literature. -Hernán Díaz On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Hernán Díaz, author of the novel In the Distance, was awarded the inaugural Institute for Immigration…

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Our Twentieth Annual Festival is in the Books!

Our Twentieth Annual Festival is in the Books!

Cheers to 20 Years! Dear Friends & Festival Goers, Thank you to all of the readers who turned out to celebrate great literature during the 20th annual Fall for the Book festival this October 10-13. From our double-feature opening night with Paul Hawken and Tayari…

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