Make us your home page
Instagram

Book events, May 14 and upcoming

Book Talk

Related News/Archive

The Cathedral Church of St. Peter's lunchtime book talk series presents historian Larissa Kopytoff discussing Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient at noon Tuesday at the church, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Lunch available, $5.

Author Charles Martin (Unwritten) will discuss and sign his novel, set in part in Florida, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.

YellowJacket Press holds its fourth annual National Poetry Month (After) Party, with readings by Meryl Statford (2013 YellowJacket Press Poetry Contest winner), Peter Meinke, Michael Bates, Therese Tappouni, Melanie Hubbard and Gloria Munoz, as well as music, refreshments and a raffle, 7-9:30 p.m. Friday at University of South Florida St. Petersburg, Snell-Williams Courtyard, 511 Second St. S, St. Petersburg. $5 suggested donation.

Ariel at 50: A Celebration of Sylvia Plath's Poetry and Life, a reading by Tampa Bay area women of the original edition of Plath's landmark work, will take place at 8 p.m. Friday at Crum's Bar and Grill, 2924 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Award-winning YA author Rick Yancey (The 5th Wave) will appear at a launch party for his new postapocalyptic thriller, the first event for Inkwood's new teen book club, at 2 p.m. Saturday at Inkwood Books.

To place an item in Book Talk, send author's name, book title, appearance time, date, venue name and address, admission cost (if any) and a contact phone number to cbancroft@tampabay.com (with "Book Talk" in the subject line) or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.

Book events, May 14 and upcoming 05/11/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 5:26pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Glen Campbell's wife Kim discusses challenges, guilt caregivers of Alzheimer's patients, others face

    Life Times

    If there's one thing Kim Campbell would change about caregiving for Alzheimer's patients, it's the attitude so many of us have toward transferring a loved one from home to a long-term care facility. According to Campbell, it's often the most kind, loving decision you can make. It's not a sign of failure, but one of …

    Kim Campbell, wife of country music legend Glen Campbell, is acknowledged by those attending the free event where she shared the story of her personal journey with Alzheimer???‚??„?s disease and the struggles she faced caring for her husband on Friday (5/26/17) at the Suncoast Hospice's Empath Health Service Center in Clearwater. Empath Choices for Care, a member of Empath Health, and Arden Courts Memory Care hosted the free event where Kim shared her story to help others understand the early stages, how the disease changes lives, the challenges families face and the role of caregiver.
  2. What happened when I took my dad to a Pitbull concert

    Music & Concerts

    TAMPA — "So, you know how you like Pitbull?" I asked my dad. "We can see him."

    Selfie of Divya Kumar and Anand Kumar at Pitbull/Enrique Iglesias concert.
  3. Tampa City Council votes to accept travel invitation from Cuban ambassador

    Blogs

    The invitation came to Tampa City Council chairwoman Yvonne Yolie Capin in a June 9 letter from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.

    The Tampa City Council voted 6-0, with Frank Reddick out of the room, to respond to a travel invitation from Cuban ambassador to the United States José Ramón Cabañas Rodriguez.
  4. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 25

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Festival: The daytime festival covers Central Avenue's Grand Central District with more than 350 vendors, multiple stages, live music, art and food. 9 a.m., Grand Central District, 2429 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 342-0084.

    Kristen Whalen poses for a photo before the start of the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg last year. It's that time of year again, so check with us for your planning purposes. [LUIS SANTANA  |   Times (2016)]
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 24

    Events

    St. Pete Pride Block Party and Night Parade: St. Pete Pride's popular parade moves to downtown St. Petersburg's scenic waterfront. The block party brings DJs, food and drinks starting at 2 p.m. The parade steps off at Fifth Ave NE and Bayshore at 7 p.m. with fireworks at 9:45 p.m. 2 p.m., North Straub Park, Fifth …

    Thousands line the streets of Central Ave. during the St. Pete Pride Parade in St. Petersburg.  [Saturday, June 25, 2016] [Photo Luis Santana | Times]