It's a new year. Can you believe it? Personally, I feel like 2021 flew by. There were so many ups and downs, both for the world and for the Fox Cities Book Festival. When our group started planning the Fox Cities Book Festival Presents: 2021
The Fox Cities Book Festival is offering a way for its enthusiasts to participate in the post-Thanksgiving global generosity movement GivingTuesday as a fundraiser to support the fest. Its goal: for 100 people to donate $22 on GivingTuesday - Nov. 30 - to set the
This week, connect virtually to Fox Cities Book Festival 2021 events from the comfort of wherever you find yourself. It's as close to home as your nearest electronic device! Browse the website at https://foxcitiesbookfestival.org/ to plan your itinerary for the festival. Dozens of locally, regionally
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