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Sterling Lord Writers and Readers Festival

November 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Rhonda Frevert ( )
Burlington Public Library, 210 Court Street

Burlington Public Library hosts the 3rd annual Sterling Lord Writers and Readers Festival. This celebration honors native son and famed literary agent Sterling Lord. Over twenty authors will be available to share their work, writing tips, and experience with attendees.

Several free workshops are available for aspiring authors including:

10 AM: Publishing Iowa’s Local History

11:15 AM: It’s All Around Us: Everyday Poetry

12 PM: Publishing 101

1:15 PM: Researching Your Book

2 PM: Challenged Content

2:45 PM: Marketing Your Book

3:30pm: On-Demand Publishing

Visiting authors include: Bruce Carlson, Barbara Carroll, Gary Chapman, Rachelle Chase, Alexander Dawson, David Dorris, Russ Fry, Linda Gerdner, Anthony Gerst, Lyle Gibson, Adam Kugler, Mary Krohlow, Sandy Levins, Dennis Maulsby, Leigh Michaels, Tommy Murray, Carson Ode, Austin Sane, Ruth Skeins, and Connie Wilson.

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