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  • Ideas of Home : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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.

  • All The Love : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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).

  • Gods & Ghosts : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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.

  • Self Matters : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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).

  • On The Table : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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.

  • Old Genres, New Voices : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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.

  • Bookmarks presents : John Hart in conversation with Patricia Cornwell

    Bookmarks presents : John Hart in conversation with Patricia Cornwell

    About John Hart:
    JOHN HART is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The King of Lies, Down River, The Last Child, Iron House, Redemption Road, and The Hush. The only author in history to win the Edgar Award for Best Nov...

  • Bookmarks presents : Leesa Cross Smith in conversation with Naima Coster

    Bookmarks presents : Leesa Cross Smith in conversation with Naima Coster

    About Leesa Cross-Smith:
    Leesa Cross-Smith is a homemaker and writer from Kentucky. She is the author of So We Can Glow (Grand Central Publishing, 2020), Whiskey & Ribbons (Hub City Press, 2018), Every Kiss A War (Mojave Ri...

  • Bookmarks Presents Lunch with John Grisham & Louise Penny

    Bookmarks Presents Lunch with John Grisham & Louise Penny

    About A Time for Mercy:
    Jake Brigance is back! The hero of A Time to Kill, one of the most popular novels of our time, returns in a courtroom drama that showcases #1 New York Times bestselling author John Grisham at the height of his stor...

  • In Conversation : Dr. Yusef Salaam

    Bookmarks presents : In Conversation with Dr. Yusef Salaam
    About Dr. Yusef Salaam:
    Yusef Salaam is the inspirational speaker and prison reform activist, who, at age fourteen was one of the five teenage boys wrongly convicted and sentenced to prison in the Central Park jogger case. In 1997, he lef...

  • In Conversation with Bryan Washington, September 10, 2020

    Bryan Washington is a National Book Award 5 Under 35 honoree, and winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. His first book, the story collection Lot, was a finalist for the NBCC's John Leonard Prize, the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, the Aspen Words L...

  • Bookmarks Presents Stacy McAnulty & Kelly Yang in conversation

    About Stacy McAnulty:
    Stacy McAnulty is the author of many books for young readers, including The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl, The World Ends in April, chapter book series The Dino Files and GoldieBlox, and picture books including Excellent Ed,101 Reasons Why I'm NOT Taking a Bath, and Beau...

  • Bookmarks Presents Tracy Deonn in conversation with Kaylee Neuschafer

    Bookmarks is thrilled to present an evening with young adult author and North Carolina native, Tracy Deonn, as she discusses her debut sci-fi/fantasy novel, Legendborn.

    About Legendborn:
    After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family mem...

  • Bookmarks Presents Natalie Zina Walschots in Conversation with Becky Chambers

    Bookmarks is excited to present Natalie Zina Walschots on virtual tour for her new novel, Hench. Natalie will be in conversation with past festival author Becky Chambers.
    About Hench:
    The Boys meets My Year of Rest and Relaxation in this smart, imaginative, and evocative novel of love, betrayal, ...

  • In Conversation : Patrick Radden Keefe

    Bookmarks presents Patrick Radden Keefe in conversation with Beth Macy.

    About Patrick Radden Keefe:
    Patrick Radden Keefe is a staff writer at The New Yorker and the author, most recently, of the New York Times bestseller Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, which ...

  • History Uncovered : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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.

  • Last Girl Standing : Bookmarks 2021 Festival Panels

    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).