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NOVEL NIGHTS at the Chesapeake Central Library

From: Nathan M. R.
Sent on: Thursday, November 11, 2010 11:39 AM
Novel Nights
A magical evening of books, music, friends, and food?.
Step out of the pages of your favorite books and into the literary life
on November 12, 2010, at Chesapeake?s First Literary Festival at the
Central Library on Cedar Road. In the tradition of the great
intellectual salon experiences, wander the library sampling gourmet
delights from Chef Donnie Franklin, talk literature with a variety of
writers and poets, and listen to the sounds of Virginia with musician
Bill Gurley.
**Share the passion of celebrated New York Times Bestselling Author
Mary Alice Monroe as she tells about writing Southern novels
highlighting coastal living, fly fishing, love, and family.
**Thrill to USA Best Selling Author David Poyer, as he vividly captures
the excitement and drama of the Civil War, military history, and
**Engage with local authors and poets Kwame Alexander, Christy Barritt,
Remica Bingham, Tinesha Davis, Booker T. Mattison, and Jon Pineda as
they exchange their thoughts on the joys and challenges of the writing
The gala evening event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Chesapeake
Public Library and the Chesapeake Public Library Foundation to benefit
the Library and celebrate the power of the pen and the creative
Tickets can be purchased in advance at any Chesapeake Library branch
for $20.00, which includes the buffet and refreshments, or $25.00 at the
door. Block tickets for groups of six or more are available for $15.00
each. For more information and a complete list of the authors visit the
library webpage at or call the Library at

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