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Beth Dooley

Authors After Hours: Beth Dooley

Beth Dooley will be talking about the writing process, her cookbooks, and her most recent work, In Winter's Kitchen: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland, in a panel discussion with fellow cookbook author, B.J. Carpenter....

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Gaia Vince

Gaia Vince at The Story

Gaia Vince is a featured speaker at The Story, a one-day conference about storytelling....

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Janisse Ray

Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Janisse Ray

Janisse Ray is a speaker at the Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast Conference. She will be giving a talk entitled ' "The Majestic Scene East-ward": Discovering a Sense of Place in the Literature of the Geor...

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

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June Newsletter

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The Other Side of the Desk: On Interning

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