National Endowment for the Arts Hosts Poetry & Prose Pavilion at the National Book Festival on Saturday, September 25, 2010
September 20, 2010
WHAT: Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, NEA Literature Fellows, and Poetry Out Loud state and national champions will gather at the NEA’s Poetry & Prose Pavilion, as part of the Library of Congress’s tenth annual National Book Festival on September 25 at the National Mall in Washington, DC. The Poetry & Prose Pavilion is one of six themed pavilions where more than 70 writers and illustrators will discuss their work. Other pavilions feature family activities, history and biography, teens & children’s literature, fiction & mystery, and a pavilion on the literary heritage of the 50 states and Washington, DC. Festival-goers can hear their favorite authors, get books signed, have photos taken with storybook characters, and participate in learning activities. The event is free and open to the public. Visit www.loc.gov/bookfest or call at 888-714-4696 for full schedule information.
Saturday, September 25, 2010, from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm, on the National Mall, between 3rd and 7th Streets, NW, Washington, DC
WHO: Book discussion and book signing schedules:
MEDIA: Media interview requests must RSVP to Sally Gifford at 202-682-5606
FOLLOW: The National Book Festival is on Twitter at http://twitter.com/NEAarts, hashtag #nbf
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