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Back Room Lit Lab

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Event Details

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm
Conway Muse at 18444 Spruce Street
Conway, Washington, United States, 98238
$5 suggested donations

Back Room Lit. Lab - The Art, Uses and Joys of Reading Aloud - Professional demonstrations and attendee participation workshop. 

The Back Room Lit Lab will meet again on Thursday, February 7 at 6:30 pm. The evening will focus on the Art, Uses and Joys of Reading Aloud. Attendees are encouraged to bring a short written piece to practice with and share. Admission is free with a $5 suggested donation.

February Presenters Include:

  • Becky Mandelbaum is the author of Bad Kansas, which received the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and the 2018 High Plains Book Award for First Book. Her work has appeared in The Missouri Review, The Georgia Review, Electric Lit, The Rumpus, Necessary Fiction, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and elsewhere. Originally from Kansas, she currently lives in Washington's Skagit Valley. Her first novel is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster. You can read more of her work at www.beckymandelbaum.com.
  • Mary Jennings is a local librarian who is passionate about reading and writing. Mary has contributed to various publications including book reviews for regional and national periodicals. She freelances for a community newspaper and is currently working on her novel involving murder in a small-town library. Visit her site at camanobookster.


Moderator: Carole Lexa Schaefer - She is  an award winning children's book author.  She has more than 25 books published with others contracted for publication. 

As an educator, as well as an author, Carole is comfortable and experienced in giving presentations of her books and related topics to both children and adults.  In addition to many classroom visits, she has presented to the American Library Association, the Association of American English Teachers, the Conference of Whole Language Teachers, and the International Reading Association.

Please click on the link to see our new website: https://sites.google.com/view/backroomlitlab/home


Cost and Tickets

Cost & Tickets

$5 suggested donations
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Conway Muse

18444 Spruce Street
Conway, Washington, United States
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