Fox Cities Reads Coming in April 2020

Festival Fridays – Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th - the infamous date that comes but three times a year and accelerates the pulse of many a book-lover’s psyche. Add to it a full harvest moon, and the iconic, macabre day is primed to inspire the horror-flic loving teen, the thrill-seeking

Wisconsin Wednesdays – Festival of Poetry

The Fox Cities Book Festival features authors from scores of genres, crafts, and writing styles. Poetry has always been a festival-goer favorite and this year promises to not disappoint. Fox Cities Book Festival has lined up eight poets–six of whom have roots in Wisconsin–to discuss

2019-09-12T16:33:57-06:00September 12th, 2019|

Festival Fridays – Avi

“Writers don’t write writing. They write reading.” - Sage writing advice from Avi, in a 2013 interview for his official website. In addition to visiting and speaking at six area school districts during the week of the Fox Cities Book Festival, award-winning children’s author, Avi,

2019-09-11T16:13:59-06:00September 6th, 2019|

Wisconsin Wednesdays – Stacey Abrams

#WisconsinWednesdays Stacey Yvonne Abrams was born December 9, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin. She grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi, with her five siblings. She eventually moved with her family to Atlanta Georgia where she would one day become the first black woman nominated as a gubernatorial

2019-09-11T16:15:19-06:00September 4th, 2019|

2019 Schedule Now Available

The anticipated 2019 Fox Cities Book Festival schedule is live! If you haven’t yet, you need to mark your calendar for October 7th thru October 13th to attend the most LIT-erary fall festival, the Fox Cities Book Festival. There's something for everyone no matter what

2019-07-29T22:04:30-06:00July 25th, 2019|

End of Life Expert & Author Kimberly C. Paul to Speak in Fox Cities

 The Fox Cities Book Festival and Let’s Talk Fox Valley are excited to host author Kimberly C. Paul for a book reading and signing on Thursday, August 8, 6:30 – 8 PM. The talk will take place at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library at

Highlights of Matthew Desmond’s Visit

"Think about the brain power, the human creativity that we just squander," Matthew Desmond said, looking out at a crowd in the Lawrence University Memorial Chapel on April 12. Evictions have lasting negative effects on families, predominately in children. And that doesn't just effect one

Appleton North Presents “Homeless, not Hopeless”

Matthew Desmond's presentations are at 6:30 PM at Menasha High on Thursday, April 11th and 10:00 AM at Lawrence Chapel on Friday, April 12th. Afterwards, don't miss this "souper" event hosted by Appleton North.  The Appleton North High School theater program will present a readers

2019-04-09T20:26:05-06:00April 9th, 2019|