A Conversation on Race & Grace in America, with Denise Kiernan & D. Watkins

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The non-fiction work of DENISE KIERNAN has become surefire bestseller material (The Girls of Atomic City, The Last Castle) and her latest book, We Gather Together: A Nation Divided, a President in Turmoil, and a Historic Campaign to Embrace Gratitude and Grace, brings her considerable gifts to the untold story of Lincoln and the burgeoning […]

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Wilmington’s Lie: A Conversation with John Sayles & David Zucchino

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  JOHN SAYLES is an indy film legend. He has written and directed dozens of movies including Lone Star, Brother From Another Planet, Matewan, Eight Men Out, and The Secret of Roan Inish. Sayles has also written a handful of novels and story collections. His 2011 novel, A Moment in the Sun, looks at America in […]

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Guilford County Schools High School Poet Laureate Year-end Reading

LIVE ZOOM

Hosted by Jennifer Worrells, HS Poet Laureate coordinator and Library Media Specialist at Grimsley High School. 2021 Poetry Judge J. SCOTT WALKER is an English and creative writing teacher based in Greensboro.  When he's not teaching he writes songs, plays, and poetry.  A graduate of Appalachian State University and the University of Alaska, his poems […]

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An Evening with Amor Towles

Cone Ballroom, Elliot University Center Auditorium, UNCG 507 Stirling Street, Greensboro, NC

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT AN EXISTING RESERVATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE UNCG UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AT library.events(at)uncg.edu.An Evening with AMOR TOWLES, hosted by XHENET ALIU. Born and raised in the Boston area, AMOR TOWLES graduated from Yale College and received an MA in English from Stanford University. His thesis at Stanford, a […]

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A Musical Thriller: Brendan Slocumb and Tona Brown in Conversation

Tew Recital Hall, UNCG School of Music 100 McIver Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* BRENDAN SLOCUMB'S  The Violin Conspiracy is a best-selling crime/thriller for the classical world and TONA BROWN'S work has thrilled audiences from Carnegie Hall to the White House with both her voice and violin. This […]

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Memoir Plus: A Conversation on Hybrid Memoir

Scuppernong Books 304 S Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

  **THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT**   *All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.*   How can bringing other genres and forms into memoir enrich the text? How close must memoir adhere to the facts? What is a memoir, anyway? LAURIE STONE […]

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Hell of a State: North Carolina’s Literary Fire

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* 2021 National Book Award winner and North Carolina native JASON MOTT  is joined by award-winning author and Greensboro's own HOLLY GODDARD JONES as they talk about their recent work and writing from the Old North […]

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Borderlands and Crossroads: Writing, Racism, and Asian American Life

Stephen D. Hyers Theater, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, GREENSBORO, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Three Asian-American authors use their work to discuss the rise in violence toward Asian-Americans while exploring the complex joys and responsibilities of writing and identity. With MICHAEL CROLEY, H'RINA DeTROY, and THIEN-KIM LAM. Hosted […]

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Writing Toward Justice: Non-Fiction as a Call to Action

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Journalists and writers from different backgrounds discuss the importance of engaging equity, criminal justice, and community. The press, and citizen journalists, provide witness on systemic issues impacting local communities.  A conversation with DR. BENJAMIN […]

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Whatever Wholeness Means: Poetry in an Age of Separation

Scuppernong Books 304 S Elm Street, Greensboro, NC

**THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT** *All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* From three unique perspectives, these poets offer witness, vulnerability, and fierce attention to the troubled and yet still exquisite times. With CRYSTAL SIMONE SMITH, KAY ULANDAY BARRETT, and STUART DISCHELL. Hosted by MICHAEL […]

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Upon Her Shoulders: Native Women and the South

Greensboro History Museum 130 Summit Avenue, GREENSBORO, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* With a focus on southeast Native women, Beasley and Jacobs share stories from an anthology they edited on justice, spirit, and community. With DRS. CHERRY BEASLEY and MARY ANN JACOBS. Hosted by ROBIN MIURA. CHERRY BEASLEY, PhD, […]

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Exploring a Future, Changing the Past (Sci-fi/Fantasy)

Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro Cultural Center 200 N Davie Street, Greensboro, NC

*All events are FREE, but we do ask that you please register so that we can monitor attendance and venue capacity.* Science Fiction and fantasy explore new worlds; some are light years away or hundreds of years in the future, some are new perspectives on our shared past. They can be intimate stories of a […]

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