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David Ezra Stein & Amy Hempel Get Booked

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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Novelist Alexander Maksik will appear at Powell’s City of Books (Burnside branch) to discuss his newest book, A Marker to Measure Drift. See him on Tuesday, August 6th starting 7:30 p.m. (Portland, OR)

Science fiction novelist Brandon Sanderson will headline three events at SpoCon. This convention, which takes place from August 9th to August 11th will be held at the DoubleTree Inn. (Spokane, WA)

Celebrate the launch of Dinosaur Kisses; a new picture book by Caldecott Honor winner David Ezra Stein. Get ready to party on Sunday, August 11th starting 3 p.m. (New York, NY)

The next installment of the Franklin Park Reading Series will feature five writers including short fiction legend Amy Hempel. Join in on Monday, August 12th at Franklin Park Bar & Beer Garden starting 8 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

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