The festival kicks-off on Sunday, March 14 with the second installment of Stories & Beer, which will feature several local writers reading from their work as well as Ninth Letter and Hobart contributor, Bryan Furuness. Location: Iron Post in Urbana. Time: 4-6pm.
Ninth Letter is presenting a panel discussion/reading on Wednesday, March 17, Where We're At: Ninth Letter on Writing the Midwest. Location: Author's Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Time: 2-3:15pm.
Here is the full schedule:
11-12:15 Panel discussion: “The Next Decade in Book Culture: The Rise of the E-Book." Jane Ciabattari, Philip Graham, Harriett Green (University of Illinois Library), Martin Riker (Dalkey Archive Press)
2-3:15 Panel discussion: "Some Critical and Practical Issues in Translation Studies." Elizabeth Lowe, Patricia Phillips, Anastasia Lakhtikova, Reinhard Mayer
11-12 Presentation: Jane Ciabattari, The Art of the Book Review
Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Author's Corner, Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright St., Champaign. The festival events are free and open to the public.
Hope to see you there!