Fox Cities Book Festival

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Fox Cities Book Festival : October 9-15, 2017

The Fox Cities Book Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary of connecting writers and readers with a week-long schedule of events, craft talks, readings, discussions and more. The Fox Cities Book Festival brings back some of the most popular authors from previous years, celebrates the bounty of gifted literary artists from Wisconsin, the Fox Cities, and includes new voices.

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Schedule of Events at the Neenah Public Library

Monday, October 9th

  • Chad Lewis, 1:30 PM Bizarre History of Wisconsin-Strange Stories from Our Past
  • Susan Amond Todd, 6:30 PM, Follow Your Dream-Journey & process from little girl to publishing her first book, White Lake

Tuesday, October 10th

  • Laurie Halse Anderson, 1:00 PM The Power of Speaking Up: The Writing Of and Reaction to Speak
  • The Mill Prizes, 6:30 PM Annual Short Fiction and Poetry Awards

Wednesday, October 11th

  • Tricia Clasen, 1:30 PM A Reading and Conversation with Tricia Clasen, author of The Haunted House Project
  • Jerald Podair, 6:30 PM City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles

Thursday, October 12th

  • Roberta Capasso, 1:30 PM Sky Woman Lives in Me, Chapter 1: The Picture
  • Victoria Houston, 6:30 PM The Three Major Life Mistakes Made That Force Me to Write Fishing Mysteries

Friday, October 13th

  • B.J. Hollars, 1:00 PM A Reading and Conversation with B.J. Hollars, author of Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds

Saturday, October 14th

  • Jerry Apps, 10:00 AM Never Curse the Rain
  • Sagashus T. Levingston, 1:00 PM The Power of Infamous Mothers

Sunday, October 15th

  • James M. Campbell, 3:30 PM Stories from Alaska


All events take place in the first floor Shattuck Community Room. Fox Cities Book Festival events are free and open to all interested individuals. 

Please contact the adult information desk with any questions!

  • Phone: 920-886-6315
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