Pittsburgh Festival of Books

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Apr 28, 2022

Laurie Moser, Co-Chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books, joins Shelly Schmidt of WQED Education who directs the Writers Contest and Jim Cunningham. They'll be together May 14th in East Liberty for the event. It's a free featuring over thirty authors with a tie to Pittsburgh. There's a puppet play created for the occasion, events at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater including Deanna Witkowski, author of a book about Mary Lou Williams, plus Creative Non Fiction mainstay Lee Gutkind discusses his work and career summary book.  You'll find Pittsburgh history and fiction, events for kids, and investigate multiple venues Duolingo and the Maverick, Carnegie Library, East Liberty Presbyterian and Bakery Square among them.

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Series: Voice of the Arts