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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Veronica Chambers

Event · 9/11/20

PBS Books and GBH is honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Veronica Chambers as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This year, LOC’s annual Book Festival with the theme “Celebrating American Ingenuity” was held online between September 25 and 27. Read more…


Trailblazing Women: Author Talk with Anika Aldamuy Denise

Event · 8/14/20

Author talk for kids: Anika Aldamuy Denise Trailblazing author Anika Aldamuy Denise explores her two newest books about trailblazing women librarian and storyteller Pura Belpré and actress Rita Moreno. Anika’s recent works highlight the amazing stories of Puerto Rican women, who often go untold.  Learn about Anika’s process and get special insights into her latest Read more…


Trailblazing Women: Emily Dickinson

Event · 8/13/20

Emily Dickinson and Poetry in America Panel Discussion PBS Books hosted a virtual engagement to highlight trailblazing poet Emily Dickinson (1830-1885) in partnership with Poetry In America. Learn behind-the-scenes insights by Poetry in America’s creator and host Elisa New and bilingual Dominican-American poet Rhina Espaillat. Having lived more than 150 years ago, trailblazer Emily Dickinson Read more…