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SUMMIT, NJ - Mark Weinberg, Hilltop City resident and former spokesman, advisor, and speechwriter to President Ronald Reagan, is set to have his book -- "Movie Nights with The Reagans -- A Memoir," (Simon & Schuster) -- published on February 27, and will be participating in an 'Author Event' that ...

Johnny Henderson shows his pages from the recently published book: "All About Us!" written by students at APW Elementary school. PARISH - Not many elementary students in this world can boast that they are published authors. But, students in Hannah Weigel's and Maria Walter's class have the book to ...
The Chelsea District Library (CDL) will present the 9th annual authors in Chelsea (AiC) event on Tuesday, March 13 and Wednesday, March 14. Each year AiC endeavors to bring in nationally-known authors that are engaging for both children and educators alike. This two-day event includes assemblies ...
Chelsea Tornetto didn't set out to write a textbook, even though she's always wanted to be an author. The Jackson Middle school teacher's "Conquering Content Vocabulary" was published by Scholastic, Inc., in January and, Tornetto said, the path to publication was not quite what she'd expected. "It's very ...
"We believe in supporting local authors," said Laura Zuckerman, branch manager at the Valley Center Library. "Hosting events such as these foster a love of reading." The writers belong to Inklings, a group of local authors who support each other through author gatherings. The authors will autograph copies ...

The Avid Reader welcomes Janica Anderson, Davis native Steven Schwartz and Anne Watts to the bookstore for a presentation at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at 617 Second St. in downtown Davis. The speakers will offer a glimpse into the lives of Sokei-an Sasaki and Ruth Fuller Sasaki -- two pioneers of ...
Just put the bill up for debate, say crafters of the Anti-Gang Act, or Senate Bill 2868 . "Let the bill come to the floor, put it up for a vote. Enough members of the House have spoken to me about wanting this bill, and they just never get to vote on it," said Jackson County District Attorney Tony Lawrence.
The authors are Mitchell L. Stevens, associate professor of education at Stanford University; Cynthia Miller-Idriss, associate professor of education and sociology at American University; and Seteney Shami, a program director at the Social science Research Council and founding director of the Arab Council ...
News Photo by Julie Goldberg Ella White Elementary school fifth-graders Heidi Bilitzke and Madison Shearer wrote the book "The Bird Story" and have been reading it to Ella White students. ALPENA -- Two students at Ella White Elementary School wrote their own book, published it and are now reading it ...
You'd think Wilmington mother-son writing team Charles Todd would be in a smooth writing groove by now after penning their 20th book on one World War I murder mystery series and their 10th book on another. Nope. The pair is constantly on the go researching aspects of the war and the times ...
A best-selling Pacific Northwest native will kick off Yakima Valley Libraries' second annual authors Out Loud series. Jamie Ford, whose book "Hotel on ... "It's really exciting to be able to offer such a great lineup of authors and presenters again this year," Corbray said. "I really think everyone will be able to ...
*Teen author and co-founder of the ExCEL youth Mentoring Institute, Gabrielle Jordan teams up with WJLA, a Washington D.C. affiliate of ABC, to showcase a month-long African American Youth authors Series. Starting February 1st, the series will highlight black youth authors in the Maryland, Northern ...
The authors treat questions about whether Marie was telling the truth about her rape as a mystery that readers unfamiliar with their ProPublica piece must wait to have resolved. And while disbelief at detectives' decisions about her credibility are sure to anger readers, it's knowing that one of Marie's "friends" ...
The public is again invited to submit nominations for the 10th annual Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana authors Award, which seeks to inspire Hoosiers' love of reading by celebrating the written arts in Indiana. Nominations will be accepted through March 16. "The Glick Fund is excited to celebrate 10 years of ...

John Cena is a man of many talents. He can wrestle. He can rap. He can play the piano. He can do the voice of cartoon bulls. And now, inevitably, he can write. Cena's first children's book - Elbow Grease, a story about a plucky monster truck - will be published by Random House in October.
An avid reader myelf, I was excited to trek out to Kimberling Area Library for the sixth annual Meet The authors Festival Saturday. There, I met several authors - some of whom I've known of for a long time and others I only just discovered for the first time. With 35 authors in attendance, the writing spanned ...
Dr. Iyabo Ojikutu holds a copy of her book, 'Permanent Happiness: The Only Way to find peace, Joy and Your Life-Given Purpose.' Special Photo. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. In one of the saddest moments of her life, the death of her father, Ganiyu Ojikutu, in 2015, Dr. Iyabo Ojikutu experienced, ...
Publishers have turned on the organisers of the Man Booker prize, warning that their decision to include American authors is harming book sales. Since the controversial rule change was implemented in 2014, the award has twice gone to a US author, prompting concerns that writers from the UK and the ...
Kim Shea of Beaverton recently authored her latest book 'BeLeafable Lessons' in collaboration with her daughter, Clarity, as illustrator. Her first book was 'Life's Little Instructions from mothers to daughters' and her second was 'A Book of Love for My Daughter.' (Photo by Tereasa Nims for the Daily News) ...
The South Korean government is expanding an investigation into researchers who named their children as co-authors on papers. The extended probe, announced on 1 February, comes after a government report last week identified 82 academic papers on which authors had named their children or ...
GitHub has started supporting multiple commit authors. The new feature is meant to improve collaboration from several developers on the same commits or pulls requests and ensures every author gets attribution of their commits in their profile contributions graph and the repository's statistics. According to ...
Last month, a New Zealand website published an op-ed urging Lorde to cancel her planned show in Israel. In response, Lorde tweeted, "Noted! Been speaking w many people about this and considering all options. Thank u for educating me i am learning all the time too." Four days later, she canceled the ...
Grand Forks, N.D.--Dozens of literature-lovers gathered at the Grand Forks Public Library Sunday, to learn more about authors who are coming to visit ... It was the first of a series of weekly discussions led by UND faculty that explores the works of authors and artists who will be present at UND's Writers ...
EAST LANSING -- As Cindy Hunter Morgan poured coffee, Maureen Abood brought bread to the table and arranged place mats. They chatted about cooking ware, the ease of living in East Lansing and "that old tree" that fell near Willow Highway decades ago. The 49-year-old women are lifelong friends.
Moore's talk at "authors in the Cellar" will focus on her introduction to Rukeyser's book about the 1931 disaster in Gauley Bridge, W.Va. "The Book of the Dead" is a collection of poems investigating the roots of a tragedy that killed hundreds of workers, most of them African American. WVU Press is publishing ...
There was a time, still within recent memory, when magazines proliferated. From drug store, supermarket, airport, newsstand, and bookstore shelves, sleek covers embodied every discipline or fancy, inviting at least a quick peek. Ads, 'glossies' principal source of revenue, were often as seductive as content ...
The Spring 2018 University of Houston-Victoria/American Book Review Reading Series began Thursday and will continue with four more authors. "The American Book Review is ... The visiting authors will read selections from their work followed by a question-and-answer session. Most of the readings will ...
If you're an avid reader and want to know how writers write -- or if you're a writer and want to know what Publishers want -- attend the upcoming Alamo women's Club authors' Faire to hear authors share their stories or sign up for the San Francisco Writers Conference to learn more about the craft. Details ...
Brigitte Henry Cooper holds some of her books while meeting with middle school students at Sacred Heart Greenwich, where she teaches. (courtesy of Brigitte Henry Cooper). CV26CDBOOKS_1_WEB. View Image Gallery for Sem grad authors children's book series Image Gallery for Sem grad authors ...
Many authors covering many genres had books for sale at the Central Florida Book & Author Expo on Saturday at the Eisenhower Recreation Center. Several of the authors at the Expo had books covering more than one genre. Mary Flynn, a former greeting card writer for Hallmark and International ...
Raw's tag team ranks are thin by comparison, as The Bar is the only team that has enjoyed a sustained run of success recently, while duos like The Revival and Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson are trying to gain their footing. The authors of Pain would inject new life into Raw's tag team division for several ...
Rep. Matt Pierce, D-Bloomington, first thought of introducing a "death with dignity" law after reading blogs and columns from Carrol Krause, a late Bloomington writer and Herald-Times columnist. Krause suffered from a rare form of ovarian cancer. Before she died in 2016, she spent months fighting through ...
Moore's talk at "authors in the Cellar" will focus on her remarkable introduction to Rukeyser's book about the 1931 disaster in Gauley Bridge, W.Va. An important part of Appalachia's cultural heritage and a powerful account of one of the worst industrial catastrophes in the nation's history, "The Book of the ...
After receiving hundreds of submissions, the Eastern Shore Reading Council has announced its finalists in the 2018 Young authors' Contest. Finalists have finished in the top three in their respective category, poetry or short story, and grade level. Each finalist in grades 2-12 submitted an original work that ...
Best of Books has announced its upcoming book signings for five nationally known authors and illustrators. These include Tim Wasburn, Robin Preiss Glasser, Matt de la Pena and Loren Long, and Tammi Sauer. Tim Wasburn, national thriller author from Edmond, will be signing copies of his new book, ...
During the event, visitors will get the chance to meet the authors behind some recently acclaimed picture books to middle grade novels, which traditionally are for older elementary students and tweens. authors will read from their books and take questions. Visitors who purchase a book from McIntyre's ...
Fair Grove author Marilyn Smith will be featured at the sixth annual Meet the authors Festival at the Kimberling Area Library, 45 Kimberling Blvd., Kimberling City. The free event will be 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. Attendees can meet more than 35 regional authors and listen to 10 interesting ...
There have always been authors who wrote and distributed books despite not being signed by one of the big 5 Publishers (Random House, Simon & Schuster etc). Typically these self-publishers were those whose chosen genre or writing abilities didn't fit with what publishers considered quality. But there ...
As families cope with dementia, parents may seek help explaining to their children changes in grandparents or great-grandparents. A new book, "grandma and Me: A Kid's Guide for Alzheimer's and Dementia," provides a gentle and child-friendly explanation of dementia and can open the door to ...
He's been in the business for over 15 years now, and thanks to the work he does with The Garbage Factory, he isn't even close to stopping. Pence gets to continue to do all of the things he loved about publishing books in the first place, like working with authors, typesetting and haggling with a printer.
Twenty-Two authors have joined together in this collection of short stories with topics ranging from grief and loss to second chances and starting over. There are shorts that touch on drug addiction and divorce, loss of a child or career, to first love and heartbreak, yet all contain a unified core message of ...
women who write about the wild cannot be easily labeled. They are conservationists, scientists, and explorers; Historians, Poets, and novelists; ramblers, scholars, and spiritual seekers. They are hard to pin down but for their willingness to be "unladylike," to question, and to seek. The following list is in no ...
The Cordova Public Library staff often reach out to other sources for book choices for our collection. We subscribe to the New York Times Bestseller's list and a lot of us also utilize the website "Goodreads." Here is an interesting challenge for readers recently posted on the Goodreads Blogsite: "Read ...
murder mystery writers shared their own stories during the annual authors Luncheon presented recently by the La Crescenta woman's Club. Carol Huntwork and Carol Stein were co-chairs and all were welcomed to the newly refurbished clubhouse by President Marianne Jennings. Funds raised go to ...
Both books resonated with readers upon their release, and the authors were praised for their writing and the depths of their intimacy. By the time The Brightest Hour was released, a friendship, which would then turn into a romance, was starting to form between Kalanithi and Riggs's spouses, Lucy Kalanithi ...
Since 2014, the Celebration of Local authors event has been spotlighting local writers and providing residents with the opportunity to meet with authors and explore their work. This year's event will highlight approximately 40 local authors, all skilled storytellers in genres including children's, young adult, ...
Author festivals are a great opportunity for authors with connections to this area to network and show or sell their work, and for the public to learn about published authors from the local area. authors from all walks of life are encouraged to apply for participation. Interested authors are also invited to volunteer ...


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