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Events: SunLit Festival wraps up in St. Petersburg

Published Apr. 20, 2017

Book Talk

The SunLit Festival in St. Petersburg concludes with these events.

APRIL 23: Citywide Read and Write-in will feature free kids books donated by the Educational Book and Media Association and an appearance by bestselling children's book author Sara Pennypacker. Bring your picnic blankets, books or notepads and relax under the banyan trees. 2 p.m., North Straub Park next to the Museum of Fine Arts.

APRIL 25: Lisa Unger and Ya La'ford, in Conversation: The Intersection of Art and Story presents the bestselling author and award-winning artist in an event celebrating the release of The Red Hunter, the latest novel by Unger and a new exhibition of La'ford's work. 6 p.m., Behar + Peteranecz Architecture, 2430 Terminal Drive S. RSVP at

Tampa Bay Times staff writer Ben Montgomery (The Leper Spy) and bestselling thriller author Lisa Unger (The Red Hunter) will have a panel discussion and book signing at 6 p.m. April 28 at Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave.

Sasha Abramsky (The House of Twenty Thousand Books) will discuss and sign his memoir at 4 p.m. April 29 at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.

Bestselling Tampa author Tim Dorsey (Clownfish Blues) will sign his latest Serge Storms novel at 5 p.m. April 29 at Books at Park Place, 10468 Roosevelt Blvd. N, St. Petersburg.

Events are free unless otherwise noted. 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 (with "Book Talk" in subject line) or Colette Bancroft, Tampa Bay Times, P.O. Box 1121, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. Deadline is 14 days before publication.


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