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Members of a local writers' group speak about their emerging careers as authors and how participating in a writing community has helped them navigate the rough waters of early authorhood. Hear about their challenges and successes and what local authors and artists can do
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Fox Cities Book Festival with an evening of poetry honoring the first Wisconsin Poet Laureate and Festival founder, Ellen Kort. The event will include: Free passed appetizers & desserts plus a cash bar. A poetry program from 7:00
Engage in a candid conversation with author and professor Pao Lor about navigating humanity, time, cultures, dreams, hopes, compassion, perseverance, and generosity.
Eden Royce reads from her debut novel, Root Magic, a Walter Dean Myers Award Honoree and Nebula Award Finalist for outstanding children’s literature. After you can ask her (almost) anything.
Join us for this virtual event! How does a book go from a draft to the volume you check out from the library? Join our panel of experts, author Richard Thomas, agent Alec Shane, and editor, Kelly Lonesome to learn about the life cycle
Appleton native Mike Trigg moved to Silicon Valley in the late 90s to pursue a career in technology start-ups. After more than two decades in the tech industry, he pivoted careers and became a full-time author.
Jennifer Chiaverini presents Switchboard Soldiers, a novel of the heroic women who served in the US Army Signal Corps in World War One. Join us for an author reading, audience Q&A, and book signing.
Visit the authors listed below during the Fox Cities Book Festival's Local Author Fair! Adrian Martin Barbara Wulf Cailyn Lloyd Chia Gounza Vang David Cruickshank Diane Dahl J.B. Sensenbrenner Jill Dobbe Jill Sisson Quinn Julia Flaherty Julie Genisot Kirsten Hopfensperger Leah Dobrinska Michelle Marez
Join Wisconsin author Andrew Graff for a discussion, reading, and Q&A about his newest book, >Raft of Stars.
Join artist and writer Molly Muldoon for a Question and Answer event!
My plan was simple: talk to people about gender. A nice little summer project. How little I knew! I never could have imagined what the project would turn into.
Join us for a reading with Lan Samantha Chang, author of, The Family Chao.
As pandemics, social media, inequality, and violence distance us from each other, how do we make sense of our lives and love despite it all?
Author Mike Brooks will be joining us virtually from England for a fantastic event! Mike Brooks is the author of, The God-King Chronicles epic fantasy series of, The Black Coast,The Splinter King, and The Godbreaker; the Keiko series of grimy space-opera novels, Dark Run,
Join us for a virtual event with author, Preeti Chhibber to hear about her super new book, Spider-Man's Social Dilemma! Register for the Zoom event HERE or tune into the Fox Cities Book Festival’s Facebook page to watch the live virtual event. You can also
Learn about the process of creating and publishing a picture book with authors, Linda Vander Heyden and Cynthia Schumerth who will share valuable insight from their own experiences.
History in Hiding: A Discussion of Historical Fiction with Ruta Sepetys. #1 New York Times bestselling author Ruta Sepetys discusses her latest novel, I Must Betray You, which is set in Romania in 1989.