Meet local and national authors and poets and their latest works at Richmond area bookstores and resellers.
Tuesday, February 23
- 6:30 pm Kathleen Grissom reads and signs The Kitchen House at Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA.
- 9:00 pm Interview with Sylvia Hoehns Wright to discuss A Path Worn Smooth on “The Renee Bobb Radio Show,” www.BlogTalkRadio.com/TheReneeBobbShow.
Friday, February 26
- 4:00 – 5:00 pm Kristin Swenson signs Bible Bable: Making Sense of the Most Talked about Book of All Time at University of Minnesota Bookstore, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN, (612) 625-6000.
Saturday, February 27
- 10:00 am – 12:30 pm Stacy Hawkins Adams continues her Hair Salon Tour and signs her latest in the Jubilant Soul series, Dreams That Won’t Let Go, at Avatar Salon & Wellness Spa, 8395 Colesville Road Suite C, Silver Spring, MD, 301-608-9344.
- 1:00 – 3:00 pm Mair W. Conrad signs her memoir My Virginia Gentleman, sequel to On the Golden Stairs at Book People, 536 Granite Avenue, Richmond, VA, 804-288-4346.
- 2:00 pm John Fenzel signs The Lazarus Covenant at Barnes & Noble, Libbie Place, 5501 West Broad, Richmond, VA, 804-282-6704.
- 2:00 pm Tim Dorsey reads and signs Gator A-Go-Go at Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary, Richmond, VA, 804-788-1594.
- 2:00 – 4:00 pm Sylvia Hoehns Wright discusses and signs A Path Worn Smooth at The Griffin, www.thegriffinbookshopcoffeebar.com, 723 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg VA, 540-899-8041. Details: http://www.pr.com/press-release/210593.
- 5:00 & 8:00 pm: SlamRichmond’s Poetry Slam Workshop and Open Mic. At Artspace Gallery, 31 E 3rd St, 804-232-6464. For more details visit http://www.myspace.com/slamrichmond.
Sunday, February 28
- 2:00 – 4:00 pm Shockoe Poets open mic reading at art 6 Gallery 6 E. Broad St Richmond, VA, 804-343-1406.
- 2:00 pm “Who Does She Think She Is?” Documentary screening, followed by a spirited discussion among a group of Richmond’s women artists, including opera singer Lisa Edwards Burrs, jewelrymakers Robin Kranitzky and Kim Overstreet, performer Katherine Louis, and poet Leslie Shiel, moderated by writer Deirdra McAfee. Free and open to the public. Presented in collaboration with skirt! Magazine. At The Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 W Main, 804-353-0094, www.visarts.org.
For more information, visit the Local Talent Events Calendar. http://my.calendars.net/localtalent.
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