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Erica Jong & Nicholas Sparks Get Booked

a56eb87967b18ed1a759e0262ae847daHere are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week.

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The Savannah Book Festival’s “An Evening with Nicholas Sparks” event will take place at the Savannah’s Trustees Theater. See him on Tuesday, October 8th at the Savannah’s Trustees Theater starting 6 p.m. (Savannah, GA)

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Erica Jong Knocks Publishing Parity

On Thursday evening, Honor Moore, editor of “Poems from the Women’s Movement,” hosted a poetry reading at Saint Peter’s Church in Manhattan–bringing together generations of renowned poets to celebrate the release of the Library of America anthology.

In this video interview, guest author Erica Jong shared her thoughts about women in publishing and her current project. Jong joined Susan Griffin, Toi Derricotte, Joan Larkin, Jean Valentine, Eileen Myles, Fran Winant, and Anne Waldman.

GalleyCat interviewed a number of these poets, getting their thoughts on publishing, feminism, and writing during the recession. More video will follow next week.