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Ada Limón

Guest Author Series

Ada Limon will participate in the Monterey Peninsula College Guest Author Series. ...

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Ada Limón

The MPC Guest Authors Series

The MPC Guest Authors Series is thrilled to bring 2015 National Book Award nominee Ada Limón to Monterey for this public reading, followed by a question & answer period and book signing. Copies of Ms. Limon's books will be available for purchase. Pl...

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Brian Laidlaw

Southern Festival of Books

Brian Laidlaw will be present at the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville. More details to be announced closer to the event date. ...

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Young Readers Rise Up: A Letter from the Publisher's Desk

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The Other Side of the Desk: On Interning

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