An afternoon of reading, poetry and humor featuring Amy Hale Auker, a woman who “cowboys” and grapples with body image and beauty, will be the focus at the Sharlot Hall Museum lecture series, “Ordinary Skin.”
The Romanov Ransom (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)” (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
Helen Sedgwick’s haunting book, “The Comet Seekers,” begins at a research base in the Arctic, where a team of scientists have gone to witness a rare phenomenon in the world of comets.
Celebrated fiction writer, poet, essayist, playwright, and editor Ana Castillo visits The Literary Southwest at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).
After career as Science Center CEO, Phoenix woman publishes fiction
No science talk, no more analytical writing. Sheila Grinell left that behind after more than 20 years heading up the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.
Author Sara Dolan will speak about how to make cooking easy, enjoyable and rewarding at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Peregrine Book Company, 219A N. Cortez, Prescott.
A two-year Prescott resident, long-time television and print journalist and artist/musician Laurie Fagen who just finished publishing a second crime fiction novel will give a talk on her book and art to the Prescott Center of the Arts docent group on Monday, April 17.
April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to celebrate than to hear Camille T. Dungy read from her work and answer questions at the Literary Southwest series presentation? It takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Yavapai College, Community Room in the Library Building.
For book lovers of all kinds, the weekend of March 25 and March 26 is likely to offer a treat like no other: four men of different ages, backgrounds and specialties — an actor, businessman, professor and retired homicide detective — will share their unexpected life journeys that led them to work to benefit others and write books intended to inspire people to follow their dreams.
All Yavapai County students in grades K-12 are eligible to enter the 2017 Fair Book Cover Contest.
It took 30 years between transcribing her grandmother’s diaries to the publication of “With a Heart for Any Fate: Hazel’s Memoir” by Sharon Atkins.
4 novels, 9 non-fiction books, numerous awards
Novelist and essayist Geoff Dyer will read from his work at the Literary Southwest series at Yavapai College.
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When I moved to Prescott in the summer of 2002, life here was just a little bit stranger.
What else is there to do in a retirement community but bond with fellow tablemates and solve mysteries?
It’s not every day that a romantic trip to the Mexican Riviera leads to a story of intrigue and suspense.
The old-time cursive script at the bottom of the black-and-white photo makes early-20th-century Jerome sound lively and engaging.
The three main characters in Hot Season, the debut novel by former Prescott resident, Susan DeFreitas, are idealistic students at a college known for its environmental programs.
Payson author Jayne Peace Pyle, a fifth-generation descendant of Gila County pioneer families, will present a lecture on the Pleasant Valley War at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Sharlot Hall Museum.
Coordinating the Literary Southwest Series at Yavapai College requires an in-depth knowledge of contemporary poets and authors.
Authors Mark A. Altman and Edward Gross follow up volume one, which looked at the history of the original "Star Trek" series, with a new volume covering the behind-the-scenes details of "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "Star Trek: Voyager," "Star Trek: Enterprise" and the most recent films that recast the iconic roles from the original series.
Books about WWII, tough teen years, barbarians
Meet three local authors, hear them read from their newest works, and find out what they’re currently working on.
On Saturday, June 18, at 1 p.m. the Phippen Museum invites the public to join award-winning historian and author, Jane Eppinga, as she presents fascinating stories of Arizona intrigue and mystery.
Four prominent historians of the west bring their knowledge and expertise to Prescott for an interactive panel discussion “Where is Western History Today?” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, at the Peregrine Book Company.
April is National Poetry Month and in commemoration, The Literary Southwest is featuring the poets Jane Hirshfield and Susan Terris on Friday, April 8, in the Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room, 1100 E. Sheldon St., at 7 p.m.
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