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OCTC Plans Writers’ Festival and Book Fair

octcs building 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/26/14) – Owensboro Community and Technical College’s Common Reading program will celebrate its 10-Year Anniversary with a Writers Festival and Book Fair.

Free readings on March 19-20 will include notable authors of former Common Reading selections, such as Silas House, George Ella Lyon, Bobbie Ann Mason, Davis McCombs, Joe Survant (former Kentucky Poet Laureate), and Frank X Walker (current Kentucky Poet Laureate).

All readings are free and open to the public and will include a discussion and book signing.

An evening reception will be held on Mar. 19, with the authors (ticket required).

A writing seminar by Silas House will take place at 10 a.m. on Mar. 21 – ticket required. Seating is limited.

A book fair will be held on March 19-20. Admission to the book fair is free and will feature these authors and other local and regional writers.

Writers’ tables are free, but limited.

For book fair table registration, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

For event schedule and information, visit Owensboro Community & Technical College/Common Reading online.

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