Fox Cities Reads 2019 examines local and state-wide homelessness through Matthew Desmond’s 2016 New York Time’s Best Seller, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. In tandem with events and readings throughout the Fox Cities this spring, the festival has partnered with several agencies
The Fox Cities Reads featured selection for 2019 is Evicted Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. Evicted has won the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, Carnegie Medal, and PEN / John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction.
Are you an avid poetry lover? Looking to share your poems? Maybe you don’t know anything about poetry? Whatever your knowledge about poetry we have some amazing events! There are opportunities for you to both hear amazing poetry and share some of your own. Special
Monday is the start of the festival. It’s time to start planning what events you’re attending. If you’re concerned about where to park, worry no more! Listed below are the different venues events will be hosted at and information about parking at these venues.
UPDATE: Due to a family emergency, Richard Thomas will not be able to attend FCBF2018. What is it that draws readers to the horrific? The grotesque? There’s something about uncertainty and the darker side of fiction that pulls readers in, and author Richard Thomas is
Michael Hittle is an Indiana native and a former professor of Russian history and historical methods at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin from 1966 until 2001. He spent time in northern Wisconsin in his youth, first visiting at 11. There he found “…rivers clear and
Are you looking for an opportunity to spend time with your kids? Do they love books?
There are some very talented authors living right here in the Fox Cities, and one of them is picture book author Linda Vander Heyden. Linda is the author of three picture books published by Sleeping Bear Press, Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs, Hannah’s Tall Order and A Horse Named Jack. There
Marcia Bjornerud promises to teach skills that will help save the world. That’s no small task, but as a Professor of Geology at Lawrence University who has written an autobiography of the Earth, a paradigm shift in our thinking seems as natural as a shift
He was a tall white man from Appleton whose picture landed on the front pages of national newspapers after he was beaten in Montgomery, Alabama, in May 1961. Jim Zwerg had been a student at Beloit College and was one of many other Freedom Riders.