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Video Chat with Author Carla Gunn

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Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Join us for a special video chat with Canadian author Carla Gunn.

Carla discusses her novel "Amphibian," which follows Phineas William Walsh, a fourth-grader with an encyclopaedic knowledge of the natural world.

In a voice that has been compared to Salinger’s Holden Caulfield, Phin reflects on the complex and troubled relationship between humans, animals and the environment all the while struggling to maintain his innocence.

Accolades for "Amphibian":
- Short-listed for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for best first book
- 2011 Evergreen Award finalist
- Named a top book of 2009 by "The National Post"
- A Top Five First Fiction by "Globe and Mail"‘s Jim Bartley
- Called one of the year’s most original literary creations by "Quill and Quire"
- Published in German (as "The Frog Whisperer")
- Forthcoming in French, Italian, and Spanish translations

 

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Video Chat with Author Carla Gunn

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Spring Writers Event

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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The Murphy Writers Group is hosting a Spring Writers Event at The Coffee Tree Books and Brew on Thurs, March 21 at 6:00pm.

The event will include guest speaker, Aprill Smith; a progressive story; and readings by writing group members.

The event is free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 14+. Light refreshments will be served.

The Coffee Tree Books and Brew is located at 7900 Bailey Cove Rd SE, Huntsville, AL. The Murphy Writers Group meets twice a month at the Eleanor Murphy Library and is coordinated by Kemi Elufiede.

 

 

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The Huntsville Literary Association features Rebecca Rozelle Burt, author of "I Had a Daughter"

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Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Huntsville Literary Association features Dr. Tennant McWilliams, author of "The Chaplain's Conflict"

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Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
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Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove

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Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove Public Library!

Saturday, May 11th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

Costumes are encouraged! Join us for snacks, get your cutie mark painted, create your own custom pony tail and try your hand at comic writing and illustrating. 

Call Betty at 256-881-0257 for more information Read more about Ponypalooza at Bailey Cove

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Ponypalooza at Main

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Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at the Main Library downtown!

Saturday, April 13th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

Costumes are encouraged! Join us for snacks, get your cutie mark painted, create your own custom pony tail and try your hand at comic writing and illustrating.  Rainbow Dash will also be swinging by with some friends for photo ops!

Contact Lexie Austin at Lexie@HMCPL.org or 256-532-5949 for more information. Read more about Ponypalooza at Main

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Come to Tasia's Table! Meet Author Tasia Malakasis

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Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Come to Tasia's Table!

Meet award-winning cheesemaker and author Tasia Malakasis.  Tasia brings a sampling of her exceptional cheeses and discusses her cookbook,

Tasia's Table: Cooking With the Artisan Cheesemaker at Belle Chevre.

Live music provided by Brian Hudson.

Tickets $5

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about Come to Tasia's Table! Meet Author Tasia Malakasis

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Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert. Read more about Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

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Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt. Read more about Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

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Ponypalooza at Madison Public Library!

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Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at Madison Public Library!

Saturday, April 6th at 1PM will be a chance to meet the illustrator of the sensationally popular bestselling comic and Madison resident Andy Price!

Costumes are encouraged! Join us for snacks, get your cutie mark painted, create your own custom pony tail and try your hand at comic writing and illustrating. 

Call Mandy for more info at 256-461-0046 or mpinyan@hmcpl.org Read more about Ponypalooza at Madison Public Library!

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