Thursday, September 28 – Friday, September 29
Ben McGrath, longtime staff writer for the New Yorker, wrote his debut book, Riverman, to tell the story of Dick Conant, a modern-day American folk hero who, over the course of more than twenty years, canoed solo along thousands of miles of the country’s rivers.
Sponsored by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Attend the open reception for illustrator Laura Freeman’s Framing History exhibition. The exhibition runs September 15 to October 14, 2023.
Sponsored by Hearne Fine Art/Pyramid Art, Books & Custom Framing and Clinton Presidential Center.
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One of the few events that has been around since the beginning of the Fest… This popular favorite features libations and literature shaken and stirred. What a mix! Limited open mic slots available.
Sponsored by Arkansas Times.
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Power Players: Sports, Politics, and the American Presidency tells all the great stories of presidents and the sports they played, loved, and spectated. While every modern president has used sports to relate to Joe Q. Public, Power Players turns the lens around to examine how sports have shaped our presidents and made for some amazing moments in White House history.
Online reservations for this event have closed. We’ll try to accommodate walk-ins on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Known for his compelling stories, New Yorker writer and bestselling author David Grann has been called “the man Hollywood can’t stop reading,” with his book Killers of the Flower Moon coming to the big screen this fall,
In I’m an American by Darshana Khiani, with Laura Freeman’s exuberant illustrations, a classroom of children across many races, cultures, and origins explores the concept of Americanness as they each share bits of their family history and how their past has shaped their own personal American experience.
Sponsored by Hearne Fine Art/Pyramid Art,
Author and filmmaker Julio Vincent Gambuto’s viral essay series “Prepare for the Ultimate Gaslighting” sparked a worldwide conversation reaching over 21 million readers in 29 countries. Following up on the series, Gambuto’s debut book, Please Unsubscribe, Thanks!, offers a radical blueprint for how to fight back against the relentlessness of modern life,
Toast the Festival authors at this fête featuring hors d’oeuvres and libations. Geared for adults, the party will also have live music and books available for purchase.
Sponsored by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Pro Smart Printing.