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
Everyone at the Fox Cities Book Festival is grateful for the individual donors, sponsors, and partners that have chosen to support the 2020 Fox Cities Book Festival. We are a volunteer-run organization that creates high-quality, free, and open-to-the-public programs. We hope you are excited for
By Rebecca Zornow My first introduction to the Fox Cities Book Festival was in 2017. Previous to that, I had recently returned to the Fox Cities from living abroad in Africa and lost myself in the beauty of motherhood soon after. I had notions about
We have a great line up of nonfiction writers for the 2020 Fox Cities Book Festival. Read on to learn more about each author and their books and then sign up with our easy and fast pre-registration. You can find books from this year's presenting
By Doug Middleton Gregory Renz is a debut author and Beneath the Flames is his extraordinary novel that explores themes of race, love, and family. To write this debut novel, Renz drew on his 28 years as a firefighter serving the citizens of Milwaukee.