Poetry as Praise, Protest, & Power: A Reading & Roundtable Conversation

Thursday, September 17th |  7:00 pm
Online | Zoom webinar

This virtual event will explore poetry as a force of praise, power, and protest particularly as it relates to the Black Lives Matter movement. Featuring readings from Amanda Johnston, KB, and Sequoia Maner, the event will culminate in a roundtable discussion with the poets leading conversation and also answering audience questions.

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in order to attend. A Zoom webinar link will be shared via email at least one week before the event. Learn more and register on Eventbrite.

 

 

Reading & Roundtable: Great Texas Novels

Monday, September 28 |  7:00 pm
Online | Zoom webinar

Local authors Nancy Wayson Dinan, Myra Hargrave McIlvain, and Scott Semegran read from and discuss their latest novels, all set in Texas. Each author will read from their latest novels and discuss flood, isolation, the idea of “home,” and other challenges that come with writing a novel set in Texas.

REGISTER HERE

 

 

Reading & Roundtable: Rock n' Roll Fiction & Memoir

Wednesday, October 14 |  7:00 pm
Online | Zoom webinar

The Go-Go’s bassist Kathy Valentine and novelist Elissa R. Sloan read from and discuss their latest books about the lives behind the live music industry.

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Reading & Roundtable: Relationships & No Fun, Truly Bad Dates

Tuesday, October 20 |  7:00 pm
Online | Zoom webinar

Local authors Rebekah Manley and Sajni Patel read from and discuss their latest books about relationships, swiping-right, and no fun, truly bad dates.

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Reading & Roundtable: Crime, Mystery & the Birth of American CSI

Wednesday, October 28 |  7:00 pm
Online | Zoom webinar

Local authors Kate Winkler Dawson, Laura Griffin, and Richard Z. Santos read from and discuss their latest books about crime, mystery, and the Birth of American CSI.

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Badgerdog Fall Youth Workshops

September 8 - October 29
Online | Zoom 

This fall, Badgerdog is pleased to offer virtual Creative Writing and Book Crush Workshops that meet once and twice a week, respectively. Workshops will begin the week of September 7 and run for eight weeks, wrapping up the week of October 26 (just before Halloween!). Workshops will use a combination of Google Drive and Zoom to meet virtually. Each workshop meeting will last 1.5 hours on Zoom. Workshops are limited to 8 students max, and students are grouped according to their current grade level. All students will be published on the Badgerdog blog, Unbound, and the last day of camp will conclude with a celebratory student reading. Find full workshop descriptions and registration information on our Youth Workshops page.