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The Buena Vista Public Library’s (BVPL) Virtual Author Talks are scheduled for November and December, as well as their Local Author Fair. BVPL’s Local Author Fair will run from 12:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. The fair will coincide with the town’s holiday opening. 

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Visitors can discover, celebrate, and meet local authors, purchase signed copies, and enter a book raffle. Local writers looking to hone their craft can also join a workshop at noon, centering on twenty important questions to help identify and strengthen weak points in novels or memoirs. Award-winning writer and teacher Rachel Weaver’s session will discuss structure, characterization, arc, scene work, and thematic elements.

Local authors in attendance will include John DiGirolamo, Juliana Nicewarner, Linda Taylor, and many more. More information about attending authors can be found on the BVPL website.

Virtual Author Talks for December

The library will also continue its Virtual Author Talk series this winter, with three talks scheduled for December. 

Highly acclaimed and award-winning novelist Geraldine Brooks will discuss her most recent New York Times Bestselling novel Horse at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 6. Registration is required for this in-person event. 

Frederik Backman, author of the Beartown series, will join the library to discuss his body of work at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 10. Additionally, Nicole Eustace, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, will join the library to talk about early American history and her 2022 book Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America. Registration for Eustace’s talk is required. More information about the authors and their work can be found on the BVPL site. 

The library’s other weekly events will continue throughout the month, including Destination Story Time, Animal Crackers, and Reading to Rover. The complete library calendar can also be found online. 

BV Public Library Calendars are available online.

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