It’s the 17th annual Fall for the Book event on George Mason’s campus and around Fairfax, Virginia.

And here are some events that might be of particular interest to our So to Speak readers.

Don’t miss out on the literary goodness!


Monday, September 28th

Memoirist,  Elizabeth Nunez

12:00, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza

Spoken Word Poet, Mahogany L. Browne

4:30, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza

Mason Reads Community Conversation: Ernest J. Gaines

7:30, EagleBank Arena

Tuesday, September 29th

Well-Being Scholar, Beth Cabrera

4:30, Harris Theater

Novelist, Dolen Perkins-Valdez

7:00, Sherwood Library, Alexandria, VA

Novelist, Jami Attenberg

7:30, Research Building I, Room 163

Mystery Writer, Megan Abbott

7:30, Grand Tier III, Center for the Arts

Wednesday, September 30th

Biographer and Novelist, Hilary Holladay

12:00, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza

Founder of Stop Street Harassment, Holly Kearl

1:30, Research Building 1, Room 163

English Professor, Keith Clark

2:15, Lord of Life Church, Fairfax, VA

Children’s Book Author, Kwame Alexander

2:30, Robert Frost Middle School, Fairfax, VA

YA Author, Jason Reynolds

4:30, Sterling Library, Sterling, VA

Literature for the Next Generation Reading

7:30, Research Building 1, Room 163

Thursday, October 1st

Historian, Angela Pulley Hudson

10:30am, Johnson Center Meeting Room C

Sports Journalist, Elisa Gaudet

12:00, Johnson Center Meeting Room C

Rebel Music Scholar, Hisham Aidi

1:30, Research Building 1, Room 163

Novelist, Angela Flournoy

3:00, Johnson Center Meeting Room C

Gender Scholar Leora Tanenbaum

3:00, Research Building 1, room 163

Featured Author: Novelist, Emily St. John Mandel

7:00, Johnson Center Cinema

Friday, October 2nd

Novelists, Nuruddin Farah and Elise Blackwell

12:00, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza

Civil Rights Panel Discussion

1:30, Sandy Spring Bank Tent, Johnson Center Plaza

Peace and Conflict Scholar, Mary King

3:00, Johnson Center Room 239

Novelists, Jacob Appel and T. Dasu

7:30, The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, October 3rd

Short Story Writers, Richard Peabody and David Nicholson

1:00, Grand Tier III, Center for the Arts

Mason M.F.A Alumni, Huan Hsu, Karen Guzman, and Kristen Lopresti

1:30, Arts Plaza Tent, Outside Center for the Arts

SO TO SPEAK READING with Carolyn Parkhurst & Diane Seuss

4:00, Arts Plaza Tent, Outside Center for the Arts


 

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