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The information below is from the 2020 Book Festival.

THE 5TH ANNUAL BLUFFTON BOOK FESTIVAL 2020

2020 TICKETS & EVENTS SCHEDULE

FOUR STREAMING KEYNOTE SESSIONS & AUTHOR PANELS

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Thursday, November 12th at 6pmET – Mystery & Thriller

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  • Mystery & Thriller Keynote: Actor/Director/Producer/Author, Eriq La Salle; Laws of Wrath – signed book included w/ticket (Learn more about Eriq La Salle at www.IAmEriqLasalle.com)

  • Interviewed by bestselling author, Ivy Pochoda, These Women

  • Conversation and Interview, Q&A from the audience

  • Mystery & Thriller Panel Discussion Moderated by Columnist David Lauderdale and Featuring:

    • Dana Ridenour, Below the Radar

    • Martha Weeks aka M.Z. Thwaite, Tidewater Hit

    • Wayne Stinnett, Rising Warrior

    • Lorisa Bates, Benita Renee Jenkins

Tuesday, November 17th at 6pmET – Memoir: Life’s Journeys

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  • Memoir: Life’s Journeys Keynote: World Renowned Speaker and Humorist, Jeanne Robertson; Don’t Bungee Jump Naked – signed book included w/ticket (Learn more about Jeanne Robertson at www.JeanneRobertson.com)

  • Interviewed by Comedian, Tara Brown

  • Conversation and Interview, Q&A from the audience

  • Memoir: Life’s Journeys Panel Discussion Moderated by writer, Barry Dickson and Featuring:

    • Donna Keel Armer, Solo in Salento

    • Veronica Lynch, Undocumented

    • Estelle Ford-Williamson, The Seed of South Sudan: Memoir of a “Lost Boy” Refugee

    • Monica Quinones, Instant Single Mom​

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  • Children’s Lit Keynote: James Patterson & Kwame Alexander, Becoming Muhammad Ali: A Novel (Jimmy Patterson Books) – signed book included w/ticket

  • Interviewed by Emmy Award-winning Journalist and WSAV-TV Anchor, Tina Tyus-Shaw

  • Reading, Interview, Q&A from the audience

  • Children’s Lit Panel Discussion Moderated by The Storybook Shoppe owner, Sally Sue Lavigne and Featuring:

    • Helen Wilbur, You are Mine, Porcupine​

    • Kathryn Sherry, Adventures of Alexander Elliott

    • Mary Jacobs, Big Daddy & Friends on Fripp Island

    • Ann Lilly, Scoot’s Savannah Rescue

    • Tara Luebbe, Operation Photobomb

  • Fiction Keynote: Susan Abulhawa, Against the Loveless World (Atria/S&S) – signed book included w/ticket

  • Interviewed by Holly Jackson of SCETV’s ‘By the River Book Show’

  • Reading, Interview, Q&A from the audience

  • Fiction Writers Panel Discussion Moderated by author John Warley and Featuring:

    • John Macilroy, Not Exactly Rocket Scientists

    • Sara Fitzgerald, The Poet’s Girl: A Novel of Emily Hale & T.S. Eliot

    • Bob Clary, The Henry Johnson Motel

    • Kim Poovey, Dickens Mice

    • Wanda Jerideau, The Land of the Beautiful People​

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