As fall approaches, that means the Fox Cities Book Festival 2021 is getting closer! Here is some information that will help you turn the page to the new season and get ready for our annual celebration connecting writers and readers that runs from October 13-17.
When I graduated with my degree in journalism 21 years ago, I knew just what I wanted to do — become a copyeditor. Of course, that's when newsrooms were still bustling places with fully staffed copydesks — the landscape has change radically in two decades.
When I think back on my childhood and when my kids were young, my fondest memories revolve around books. I have always loved to read, and it’s a passion I have strived to pass down to my kids. I remember so warmly my mom taking
We've been delighted to read and discuss George by Alex Gino with the community over the past few months. It is now time for the main event. Alex Gino will give their talk next week, Thursday, April 15, at 6:30 PM via Zoom. To easily register for
On the Importance of Community Reading–And the Fox Cities Book Festival Last winter (pre-pandemic) one of my daughters missed a significant amount of school due to a prolonged health crisis. While catching up on schoolwork, she shared with me her copy of E. B. White’s
Community Reads are powerful because of the way they bring people together to participate in a shared experience. The FCBF seeks to choose books that are timely, build community identity, and increase empathy--books like George. As you read George by Alex Gino for the 2021
We are so excited to host the Your Authentic Self poetry contest as part of our 2021 Fox Cities Reads. If you missed our summary of 2021 Reads events and announcement date, you can find that on our blog here. Today we have some special information
Fox Cities, get ready! The 2021 Reads announcement is coming and we have some extra special events in store to celebrate. Read on for all the details. In January, the Fox Cities Book Festival will announce the book choice for the 2021 Fox Cities Reads.
The Fox Cities Book Festival is currently recruiting new members for its volunteer-led nonprofit board. If you are passionate about our local literary community, this may be a great opportunity for you to make a difference. Board members lead the organization as it advances our
We are so excited to kick off the 2020 Fox Cities Book Festival this weekend and we know you are too. Before we dive into a full schedule of free, open-to-the-public events with exciting authors, we have some important information to share about the future