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On The Same Page kicks off at BOOKMARKS Festival of Books
September 10, 10 am – 5 pm, Downtown Arts District
Visit our On The Same Page booth and pick up information about our programs and Forsyth County Public Library. And join us for appearance by our author, Cameron Kent at venues around the festival.
11:00-11:30 am Cameron Kent at Young Readers Central. Storytime in English and Spanish
1:30-2:15 pm – Cameron Kent at the Main Stage on 6th Street. Author of The Road to Devotion and When the Ravens Die, book signing.
3:30-4:15 pm – Cameron Kent at the Downtown School, author of the children’s book Make Me Disappear, book signing for young readers.
For the full schedule of author appearances and speakers at BOOKMARKS check their website.
More special events at the library and in the community
Winston-Salem State University – September 15 at 2:00 pm. The Department of English and Foreign Languages welcomes all visitors to a Humanities lecture for students and the general public. Cameron Kent presents The Road to Devotion for a livelydiscussion. Hall-Patterson Room 228.
The Civil War and its Aftermath in North Carolina
The Road to Devotion–From Idea to Publication
Central Library Auditorium – September 24 at 1 pm. A panel with author Cameron Kent, publisher Kevin Morgan of Press 53, and cover artist Benita VanWinkle, will discuss how The Road to Devotion was conceived, researched, written and edited, and the collaboration between author, publisher and cover artist.
Book Making with Artist Benita VanWinkle
Reynolda Manor Branch Library – September 26 at 7 pm. The artist will discuss the process of designing and creating artistic books.
Nancy and Rose of Salem
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center – September 30 at 4 pm. Renee Andrews and Gloria Cain will portray enslaved black women who lived in Old Salem in the 1860’s. Based on actual characters.
Writing Workshop–Write with Courage and Devotion
Kernersville Branch Library – October 1 at 10:30 am. In this workshop, award winning writer Jennifer Stevenson will help writers explore ways to break through fears and bring their story to life. No writing experience necessary – just bring pencil/pen and paper and a sense of adventure.
Civil War 150–The War as Seen From Home
Central Library Auditorium – October 9 at 1:30 pm. The Library’s North Carolina Room’s Fam Brownlee leads a discussion of what life was like in the towns of Winston and Salem and the surrounding area in the days leading up to the outbreak of the Civil War.
Cameron Kent at Old Salem
Historic St. Phillips Church, October 15 at 11:30 am. As part of Old Salem’s annual Harvest Day celebration, author Cameron Kent will read from The Road to Devotion. A book signing will follow. While this event is free and open to the public, there is a charge for attendance at all other Old Salem Harvest Day events.
Music of the Antebellum South
Community Arts Café – October 16 at 2 pm. This finale event for On the Same Page will be a musical feast. Join us for light refreshments and great entertainment! Local musician Bob Carlin will perform music circa 1860, including songs of the Civil War using period instruments. The Voices of God’s Children choir will also perform period Negro spirituals.
Slavery in the Piedmont
Malloy/Jordan East Winston Heritage Center – October 25 at 11:00 am. Earl Ijames, Curator and Archivist for the NC Museum of History, will have artifacts from the 1860’s. He will discuss what life was like for the people of the Piedmont, including the “Creole” black persons who were brought here by the French.
Join author Cameron Kent as special guest at these events
BOOKMARKS Festival of Books – September 10
Barnes & Noble book discussion – September 20 at 7 pm
Central Library book discussion – September 22 at 12:30 pm
From Idea to Publication, Central Library – September 24 at 1 pm
Barnhill’s Bookstore – October 5 at 11 am
Carver School Road Branch Library book discussion – October 6 at 11 am