November 8-14, 2021


9 Distinguished Authors. 7 Live Virtual Discussions.

Join us for the 29th Annual Festival of Reading, Nov. 8 - 14. Ask a question or just listen to free virtual author discussions hosted by Tampa Bay Times book critic Colette Bancroft.

Featured author – Louise Erdrich
Winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Night Watchman, Erdrich will talk about her new novel, The Sentence. Ticketed event to benefit the Times Journalism Fund.

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Cynthia Barnett and Craig Pittman

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Michael Koryta

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Louise Erdrich

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Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

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Michael Connelly

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Lauren Groff

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Ace Atkins and Lisa Unger

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2021 Authors

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