What To Expect at TrueLit 2017

Every year, Fayetteville Library’s literary festival, TrueLit, is bigger and better.

This year the festival occupies nine days—October 22-29.

Here are some of the highlights for this year.

Sun., Oct. 22, 2:00pm
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Reading by Kaveh Akbar, an Iranian American poet whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, PBS NewsHour, and Poetry.

Tue., Oct. 24, 6:00pm
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Local historians Tony Wappel and J.B. Hogan discuss their illustrated history of the Fayetteville square,The Square Book: An Illustrated History of the Fayetteville Square.

Wed., Oct. 25, 7:00pm
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Kyle Kellams will interview authors James Dashner and Jennifer Holm.

Thu., Oct. 26, 6:00pm
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Matthew Pitt, author of These Are Our Demands and Attention Please Now, will read from his work and discuss his writing process..

Fri., Oct. 27, 10:00am
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Writing coach Marilyn H. Collins will offer an interactive workshop to teach writers how to create a skilled and engaging marketing presentation of their work.

Sat., Oct. 28, 2:00pm
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Media specialist Misty Murphy will talk about writing as a means of influencing community betterment.

Sun., Oct. 29, 2:30pm
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The storytelling group “That’s What She Said” will share funny and true stories of love, shame, mistakes and grace.

For the complete schedule, go here.

Maeve Maddox writes about English usage and public education at AmericanEnglishDoctor.com/. Her most recent publication is The Fabergé Flute, a cozy mystery novel set in 1980s London.