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Bookmarks began as a literary arts nonprofit in 2004. Over the last 17 years, Bookmarks has worked to connect people with books and authors through an annual Festival of Books & Authors, year-round events, and outreach programs including Authors In Schools and Book Build.

Bookmarks has brought over 850 authors, illustrators, and storytellers to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Authors come from around the region, country, and the world. Bookmarks has hosted winners of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, American Book Award, National Medal of the Arts, Lincoln Medal, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Coretta Scott King Award, Newberry Award, and a United States Poet Laureate. Bookmarks authors have written more than 1,500 New York Times, national, and international bestsellers, and have spent more than 47 years on The New York Times bestseller list.

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  • Old Genres, New Voices : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 1

    Old Genres, New Voices : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    These authors are writing genre fiction with a twist. Hear from Tom Lin (The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu) and Cadwell Turnbull (No Gods, No Monsters) on their latest.

  • On The Table : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 2

    On The Table : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    Join chefs and cookbook authors Adrian Miller (Black Smoke), Belinda Smith-Sullivan (Southern Sugar), and Melba Wilson (Melba’s American Comfort) as they discuss their food journeys.

  • Self Matters : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 3

    Self Matters : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    The panel focuses on taking time for yourself and mental health, featuring Kate Bowler (No Cure for being Human), Andrea Owens (Make Some Noise), and Christie Tate (Group).

  • Gods & Ghosts : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 4

    Gods & Ghosts : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    Authors Kat Chow (Seeing Ghosts) and Meng Jin (Little Gods) explore themes of memory, family, and identity. Presented in support from WFDD 88.5 FM and Salem Academy & College.

  • History Uncovered : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 5

    History Uncovered : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    The Historical Fiction of Kaia Alderson (Sisters in Arms), Stacy D. Flood (The Salt Floods), and Vanessa Riley (Island Queen). Moderated by Jacinta V. White.

  • All The Love : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 6

    All The Love : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    A conversation with romance authors Ali Hazelwood (The Love Hypothesis), Jonna Lowell (The Duke Undone), Vanessa Riley (An Earl, the Girl, and a Toddler), and Farrah Rochon (The Dating Playbook).

  • Ideas of Home : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 7

    Ideas of Home : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    Featuring Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle (Even as we Breathe), Jason Mott (Hell of a Book), and Ed Southern (Fight Songs) exploring what home means in their work.

  • Last Girl Standing : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 8

    Last Girl Standing : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    Exploring the final girl horror trope with Grady Hendrix (Last Girl Standing) and Stephen Graham Jones (My Heart is a Chainsaw).

  • Summer Rewind : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    Episode 9

    Summer Rewind : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels
    These authors’ books have been summer bestsellers at Bookmarks. Featuring Steven Rowley (The Guncle) and Anne Bogel (My Reading Life).