Posted by: Sarah | October 4, 2010

ODU Literary Festival Week

This week I fly out of my sunny, west Texas town to Norfolk, Virginia, for the 33rd Annual Literary Festival at Old Dominion University. The festival begins today and continues through Friday. The theme is “Hard Times in America,” and I’ll be presenting and reading from The Time It Snowed In Puerto Rico at 4 p.m., Friday, October 8th in the University Bookstore at ODU.

Here’s the official schedule:

Monday, October 4
2:00 p.m. Bonnie Jo Campbell
Village Bookstore
4:00 p.m. Rebecca Skloot — Cancelled!!
Village Bookstore
8:00 p.m. Jupiter String Quartet
Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts
Tuesday, October 5
2:00 p.m. Writers in Community
Village Bookstore
4:00 p.m. Seni Seneviratne
Village Bookstore
7:30 p.m. Blake Bailey
Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts
Wednesday, October 6
2:00 p.m. Brenda Flanagan
Village Bookstore
4:00 p.m. Randall Kenan
Village Bookstore
7:30 p.m. Rodger Kamenetz
Kaufman Theater, Chrysler Museum of Art
Thursday, October 7
12:30pm Anne Waldman and Ambrose Bye
Virginia Beach Higher Education Center, Room 244A
4:00 p.m. Wilbert Rideau
Village Bookstore
7:30 p.m. Buzz Bissinger
President’s Lecture Series, Mills Godwin Auditorium
Friday, October 8
2:00 p.m. Ted Conover
Village Bookstore
4:00 p.m. Sarah McCoy and Natalie Diaz
Village Bookstore, MFA Alumni Reading
7:30 p.m. Dennis Lehane
Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts

If you’re in the area, come out to all of these fabulous events. I’d be delighted to meet you Friday and sign your book copy!

Virginia is beautiful this time of the year. I’m looking forward to a weekend of autumn festivities at ‘home’Colorful foliage and water all in one trip. Oh, be still my heart…

Hope to see some of you there!

Yours truly, Sarah

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