Readings, interviews, talks and discussions about reading and writing.
The Bozeman Public Library’s 10th annual Children’s Festival of the Book was held on Saturday, November 4th, featuring two visiting authors and illustrators, Grace Lin and Jarrett Krosoczka, as well as local author Kent Davis. The capstone event was a wide-ranging panel discussion with the authors, covering topics from writing habits to cultural issues to the social impact of children’s literature. The discussion was moderated by Michele Corriel. Responses to the first question were in the order: Kent Davis, Grace Lin, Jarrett Krosoczka.
Speak is a thoughtful, poignant novel that explores the creation of Artificial Intelligence–illuminating the very human need for communication, connection, and understanding. It is the 2017 selected work for One Book – One Bozeman, a community-wide read program designed to encourage engaged discussion and literacy through the reading of a common book. At the event recorded here, author Louisa Hall gave a reading and answered many questions from the audience. (more…)or Download
Inspired by true events in Ernest Hemingway’s life, Cold Hearted River by Keith McCafferty is a thrilling adventure that moves across Montana, Michigan, Wyoming, and Cuba. And Glacier National Park is the scene for Christine Carbo‘s engrossing third novel, The Weight of Night, featuring a woman suffering from parasomnia, which causes her to act out unconsciously while sleepwalking. At Country Bookshelf, the two authors read from their recent books and provided fascinating snippets of their writing lives in response to questions from the audience. (more…)or Download