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Stephanie Schlaifer and Jennifer McCauley

Tue., March 26, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
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Poetry at the Point on March 26 will feature poets Stephanie Schlaifer and Jennifer McCauley. Poetry at the Point is held at on the 4th Tuesday of the month. This reading series invites local and regional poets, and established and up-and-coming poets to share their words. The event is free. Free

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The Focal Point (map)
2720 Sutton Blvd
Maplewood
phone 314-560-2778

Jonathan Evison

Wed., March 27, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling author Jonathan Evison, who will sign and discuss the new paperback edition of his novel, "Lawn Boy"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Lawn Boy" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In this funny, angry, touching, and ultimately deeply inspiring novel, bestselling author Jonathan Evison takes the reader into the heart and mind of a young man on a journey to discover himself, a search to find the secret to achieving the American dream of happiness and prosperity. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jonathan-evison
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

An Evening with Halle Butler & Kea Wilson

Thu., March 28, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes novelists Halle Butler and Kea Wilson, who will sign and discuss their newest books, "The New Me" and "We Eat Our Own"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase from Left Bank Books is required to enter the signing line. "The New Me" is a dizzying descent into the mind of a young woman trapped in the funhouse of American consumer culture. "We Eat Our Own" is a thrilling journey behind the scenes of a shocking film and a thoughtful commentary on violence and its repercussions. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/butler-wilson
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Maryville Talks Books: Janet Napolitano

Fri., March 29, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com

Left Bank Books and Maryville Talks Books welcome former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, who will sign and discuss her new book, "How Safe Are We?: Homeland Security Since 9/11"! Ticket Information - A $29 ticket admits one person and includes one hardcover copy of "How Safe Are We?" - A $34 ticket admits two people and includes one hardcover copy of "How Safe Are We?", plus a $5 rebate towards the purchase of a second copy at the event. Tickets on sale at left-bank.com/napolitano. Former DHS Secretary Napolitano offers an insightful analysis of American security at home. $29/$34

https://www.left-bank.com/napolitano
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Maryville University of St. Louis (map)
650 Maryville University Dr
Creve Coeur
phone 314-529-9300

Damon Young

Fri., March 29, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Very Smart Brothas co-founder Damon Young, who will sign and discuss his new memoir-in-essays, "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker," with We Live Here producer Alona Sistrunk! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker" is a hilarious, honest debut that is a celebration of the idiosyncrasies and distinctions of Blackness and a critique of white supremacy and how we define masculinity. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/damon-young
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Jennifer Eberhardt

Tue., April 2, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books and St. Louis Public Radio welcome Stanford professor of psychology Jennifer Eberhardt, who will sign and discuss her new book, "Biased" with Race, Identity and Culture editor Holly Edgell! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Biased" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Unblinking about the tragic consequences of prejudice, Jennifer Eberhardt addresses how racial bias is not the fault of nor restricted to a few “bad apples” but is present at all levels of society in media, education, and business. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/jennifer-eberhardt

Tania Katan

Wed., April 3, 5:30 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com

Left Bank Books and COCA welcome inspirational speaker and creative consultant Tania Katan to sign and discuss her latest book, "Creative Trespassing"​​​​! An expert at bringing creativity to the workplace in unexpected and liberating ways, Tania Katan inspires teams to approach their work with a new perspective. Katan shows how thinking outside the box can impact every part of a workday routine and result in extraordinary and exciting projects. 5:30pm: Light Appetizers & Cash Bar 6:00pm: Author Talk A $40 ticket admits one person and includes one hardcover copy of "Creative Trespassing" Tickets are available at tinyurl.com/taniakatan. $40

https://www.left-bank.com/katan
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Center of Creative Arts (COCA) (map)
524 Trinity Ave.
Delmar/ The Loop
phone 314-725-6555

Michael Kinch

Thu., April 4, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes Washington University Vice Chancellor Michael Kinch, who will sign and discuss his new book, "The End of the Beginning: Cancer, Immunity, and the Future of a Cure," at this official launch party event! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The End of the Beginning" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. "The End of the Beginning" details the remarkable history of people, science, technology and disease and reveals the incredible transformation of cancer treatment happening today. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/michael-kinch-2
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Perfecting Your Pitch to Literary Agents & Publishers

Sat., April 6, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 314-825-0061
twfendley@gmail.com
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Pitching a book to literary agents and publishers shouldn’t be more stressful than writing the original manuscript. Learn tips and tricks on how to write and prepare a pitch for your novel. The St. Louis Writers Guild’s April 6 workshop will explore the conference pitch-session process from start to finish. Leading the workshop is someone who has sat on both sides of the pitching table—author and lecturer, Brad R. Cook. Participants will learn what goes in a face-to-face pitch, as well as what to expect from a remote pitch session. Free

http://www.stlwritersguild.org
The Lodge Des Peres (map)
1050 Des Peres Road
Des Peres
phone 314-835-6150

National Poetry Month: Ryan Patrick Smith

Mon., April 8, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes poet and University of Missouri - St. Louis alumnus Ryan Patrick Smith, who will sign and read from his debut poetry collection, "The Death Metal Pastorals," at this St. Louis Launch Party! Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Death Metal Pastorals" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Through a range of personas, from death metal swains to The Terminator's Sarah Connor, Smith casts a piercing eye to the destructive structures of consumption, gendered violence, and white supremacy. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/ryan-patrick-smith
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

National Poetry Month: An Evening with Stacey Lynn Brown & Cassie Donish

Tue., April 9, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books poets Stacey Lynn Brown and Cassie Donish, who will sign and read from their newest collections, "The Shallows" and "The Year of the Femme," at this special event in celebration of National Poetry Month! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of any of the poets' featured titles from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In "The Shallows," Stacey Lynn Brown continues her potent exploration of the American South. Cassie Donish's "The Year of the Femme" assess and dwell in a sensual, fantastically queer mode. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/brown-donish
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Joshua A. Douglas

Thu., April 11, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes author and law professor Joshua A. Douglas, who will sign and discuss his new book, "Vote for US: How to Take Back Our Elections and Change the Future of Voting"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "Vote for US" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. Professor Joshua A. Douglas, an expert on our electoral system, examines positive initiatives toward voting rights reform in this inspiring book about how regular Americans are working to take back their democracy, one community at a time. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/joshua-douglas
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Angela Mitchell and Daniel Borzutzky

Mon., April 15, 7-9 p.m.
editor@riverstyx.org
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@ Rooster South Grand, 3150 S Grand Blvd
River Styx is proud to host our annual River Styx Reading Series. Readings are held on the third Monday of each month. Entry is $5 for general admission and $4 for students and seniors. Our April readers are Angela Mitchell and Daniel Borzutzky! $5 / $4 for students

http://www.riverstyx.org/events/river-styx-reading-series/
Rooster South Grand (map)
3150 S Grand Blvd
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-772-3447

Pierre Jarawan

Tue., April 16, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
info@left-bank.com
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Left Bank Books welcomes international prize-winning author Pierre Jarawan, who will sign and discuss his debut novel, "The Storyteller"! This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of "The Storyteller" from Left Bank Books will be required to enter the signing line. In this moving novel about family secrets, love, and friendship, Pierre Jarawan does for Lebanon what Khaled Hosseini's "The Kite Runner" did for Afghanistan. He pulls away the curtain of grim facts and figures and shows an intimate truth of what it means to come from a country torn apart by civil war. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/pierre-jarawan
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731

Alison C. Rollins

Wed., April 17, 7 p.m.
phone 314-367-6731
lauren.w@Left-bank.com

Left Bank Books welcomes award-winning poet and St. Louis native Alison C. Rollins, who will sign and read from her debut poetry collection, "Library of Small Catastrophes," at this St. Louis Launch Party! Refreshments will be provided. "Library of Small Catastrophes," Alison Rollins’ ambitious debut collection, interrogates the body and nation as storehouses of countless tragedies, and uses the concept of the archive to offer a lyric history of the ways in which we process loss. This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase from LBB will be required to enter the signing line. Free

https://www.left-bank.com/event/alison-rollins
Left Bank Books (map)
399 N Euclid Ave
St. Louis - Central West End
phone 314-367-6731
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