Come See Acclaimed Author Victor Villasenor

Two Evenings of Life and Heritage

Acclaimed author Victor Villaseñor will lead two evenings of discussion and workshop Sept. 15 & 16 in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Speak-Easy Author Interview D L Rose

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with D. L. Rose

Find out how author D. L. Rose made the Community Novel Project Organizer Lissa Staley blush, what challenged her writing process for her chapter, and why she fears the mysterious envelope — then check out her Chapter 13 in the community novel project – SpeakEasy.

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Speak-Easy Author Interview chapter 12

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with Crystal K. Green

Find out what author Crystal K. Green learned about writing three dimensional characters, why this year’s premise is better than last year’s, and why she was disappointed after she finished reading the chapter before hers in this interview — then check out Crystal’s chapter in the community novel project – SpeakEasy.

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speak easy dennis smirl interview

Behind the Scenes Author Interview with Dennis E. Smirl

Find out author Dennis E. Smirl’s greatest lesson he has learned about writing, and what connection mowing the lawn has to writing great fiction in this interview — then check out Dennis’s chapter in the community novel project – SpeakEasy.

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Chris signing the wall in David J's

Chris Crutcher comes to TSCPL

Chris Crutcher, celebrated teen author, visited Topeka during Teen Read Week 2011. In a partnership with Highland Park High School and Shawnee Heights High School, Chris was able to visit Highland Park and the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. All the sophomores in USD501 are reading Crutcher’s book, Ironman, so meeting the author of […]

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Experience Books, Authors and Readers!

Books, Authors and thousands of readers!  All of the elements necessary for an excellent experience for a Librarian. I attended the 2011 Texas Book Festival. The Festival provided two full days of books and authors.  My daughter and I had a plan and between the two of us, we either heard or talked at book […]

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