Thursday, December 14, 2017
Books

Jackie Walker to sign 'Expressionista' fashion guide for tweens

Book Talk

Jackie Walker (Expressionista) will discuss and sign her tween fashion guide at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.

Amy Christine Parker (Gated) will discuss and sign her debut YA thriller at 2 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books.

Poynter Institute senior scholar Roy Peter Clark (How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times) and Tampa Bay Times Real Florida writer Jeff Klinkenberg (Alligators in B-Flat) will discuss and sign their books at 3 p.m. Saturday at Haslam's Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg.

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