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Are you in the greater Chicago area? Do you know someone who is? Please share this post and invite them to Elgin Literary Festival. January 29 and 30, 2016. Hemmens Cultural Center. Elgin, Illinois.

I was invited to be a featured author and moderator at the Elgin Literary Festival in Elgin, Illinois. In its second year, the Elgin Literary Festival is a celebration of the arts, with venues all over downtown. The Chicago Tribune heralded the 2015 event. To follow the event in real time, head over the the festival’s Facebook page and give it a Like. You can find it HERE.

To help raise funds to support the festival, I donated two signed copies of of To Live Forever and Not Without My Father for purchase during the holiday season. My appearance is at 10am Saturday, January 30, on the Hemmens Cultural Center’s Exhibition Hall stage. I’ll sign and sell books from 11am – 1pm Saturday, January 30.

(From Side Street Studio Arts Website)

The Elgin Literary Festival is a celebration of the written word taking place in Downtown Elgin, a blooming center of the arts.  The Festival aims to highlight bookish culture and provide writers and readers a place to create and appreciate the art of writing, all within the charming architecture and welcoming businesses that are the soul of the City of Elgin.

Area Author Karly Kirkpatrick is teaming up with Side Street Studio Arts and the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission to bring together Elgin business and organizations to host and be featured within the inaugural Elgin Literary Festival. The Festival will feature readings, book signings, discussion panels, activities for children, and much more at various Downtown Elgin locations.

You can see the complete ELF schedule in this downloadable pdf.

To find a map and directions to Elgin Literary Festival, go to my website event page HERE.


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