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Liv Constantine, The Wife Stalker

Six Bridges Book Festival presents the intriguing sisters who write as international bestselling author Liv Constantine in a virtual program about their newest thriller, The Wife Stalker. “Liv Constantine has done it again. Suspenseful and mesmerizing, Constantine’s third novel is a breakneck thriller that keeps you riveted from the first page to that explosive, jaw-dropping twist. If you’re looking for an addictive, up-all-night read, The Wife Stalker is as good as it gets.” – Jennifer Hillier,

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Tom Llamas, Anchor, ABC News “World News Tonight”

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Tom Llamas has spent his career chasing breaking news, hurricanes, and Donald Trump. Llamas set the record for most air time by a network correspondent during the 2016 election. Having worked in newsrooms since the age of 15, both in English and Spanish, he’s the very definition of an intrepid reporter.

He spent the early 2000s covering politics, specifically the 2004 election including the campaigns of the Rev. Al Sharpton,

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Author! Author!

Kick it up a notch as the always memorable party moves to a new location this year. Mix and mingle with Fest authors in a contemporary lounge. $30 pre-event, $45 at the door.

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Teen Poetry Competition

Delight in the poems by the winners of CALS popular annual branch contests.

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Perfectly Golden Workshop

Angela Garbacz witll prepare something from her “hot of the press” book. Location to be determined.

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Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

The award-winning author of nine works of fiction and a former reporter for The Washington Post, Tim O’Brien had what some would call a typical 1950s American childhood in rural Minnesota before he was sent to fight in Vietnam as a foot soldier in 1969. Published in 1990 to vast critical acclaim and written with the help of a National Endowment for the Arts creative writing fellowship, The Things They Carried, a novel about his experiences in that war,

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Rage Baking Workshop

Katherine Alford, Food Network veteran, and Kathy Gunst, cookbook author and Resident Chef for NPR’s Here and Now, cook together from their exciting project. Location to be determined.

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Jacqueline Woodson

Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is proud to announce bestselling author and National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson will present at the 17th annual Six Bridges Book Festival. The discussion is free and open to the public, but reservations are required at SixBridgesBookFestival.org.

Woodson will appear courtesy of the Festival’s first Book Club campaign. The campaign began as a way to help Book Clubs become more involved with the event, giving them a voice in the selection process.

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Equinox Launch Party

Pick up the spring edition of UA Little Rock’s student-run literary magazine featuring undergraduate poets, fiction writers, and artists from Arkansas and across the United States.

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Classics in Context: Watership Down

Hear author Barry Wolverton discuss the classic, and then watch the film. Free, but RSVP requested, 4 p.m. talk, 5 p.m. screening.

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Let Them Eat Pie

The 6th annual Traditional Pie Bake-Off & Recipe Swap provides a tasty way to (almost) conclude this year’s Fest. Be at the Root Café at 4 p.m. with your best pie and copies of your recipe. Judges include Katherine Alford, Angela Garbacz, Kathy Gunst.

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David Treuer, The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

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David Treuer is Ojibwe from the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota.  The author of four previous novels, most recently Prudence, and two books of nonfiction, he has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Slate, and The Washington Post, among others.  He has a Ph.D. in anthropology and teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California.

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An Evening with Matteo Lane

UPDATE: New November Date Announced!

Matteo Lane is a New York–based comedian whose stand-up special can be seen on Netflix’s “The Comedy Lineup.” He has performed stand up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, This Week at the Comedy Cellar and The Comedy Jam, as well as HBO’s Crashing.

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