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Roxane Gay – Creatives in a Time of Crisis

Event · 10/16/20

The Marygrove Conservancy Department of Arts & Culture presented Roxane Gay as the 32nd guest author of Contemporary American Authors Lecture Series (CAALS), through a virtual discussion, moderated by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and host of Detroit Public TV’s American Black Journal, and contributor to DPTV’s One Detroit series.

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Sarah Broom

Event · 10/9/20

PBS Books, in collaboration with KCTS, was honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Sarah Broom 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 Read more…

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Trailblazing American Women Writers Project Series: Ada Limón

Event · 10/1/20

PBS Books launched its Trailblazing American Women Writers Project Series with incredible poet Ada Limón, on Tuesday, October 13. Ada Limón, a current Guggenheim fellow, is the author of five poetry collections, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Her fourth book Bright Dead Things was named a finalist Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Pam Muñoz Ryan

Event · 9/30/20

PBS Books, in collaboration with PBS SoCal, were honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Pam Muñoz Ryan on October 7 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” Read more…

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Penny Stamps Speaker Series: Ken Burns and Isabel Wilkerson in Conversation

Event · 9/28/20

Our lens on history powerfully influences how we envision and shape the future. October 2, 2020 two of our country’s most accomplished storytellers, Ken Burns and Isabel Wilkerson, discussed the complexities of the American narrative and how grappling with the past might lead us forward. Journalist Isabel Wilkerson was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Judith Warner

Event · 9/18/20

PBS Books, in collaboration with KQED, were honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Judith Warner on September 25 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” will be held Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Peter Baker & Susan Glasser

Event · 9/18/20

  PBS Books, in collaboration with GPB, were honored to host this virtual engagement event with authors Peter Baker and Susan Glasser on September 24 as part of our exciting partnership with The Library of Congress for the 2020 LOC National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity. This conversation will be moderated by GPB’s Virginia Prescott. This year, Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Téa Obreht

Event · 9/17/20

PBS Books was honored to host this virtual engagement event with author Téa Obreht on September 17 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” will be held online between September 25 and Read more…

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American Ingenuity Author Talk: Joy Harjo and Rita Dove

Event · 9/14/20

PBS Books and WETA hosted this virtual engagement event with poet laureates Joy Harjo and Rita Dove on September 21 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” will be held Read more…

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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…