The Final Thursday Reading Series returns for its 23rd season with another eclectic slate of authors on the last Thursday of the month at the Hearst Center for the Arts. As always, you can share your own creative writing at the open mic at 7:00 p.m. before the featured reading at 7:30. If you are unable to attend in person, you can stream three of the four featured readings on Zoom. Sign up once for the semester to stream.
August 31: DJ Savarese, author of the poetry collection Swoon and co-producer of the Emmy-nominated documentary Deej: Inclusion Shouldn’t be a Lottery. **Deej will be screened at the Hearst Center on Tuesday, August 29 at 7 p.m.
September 28: Darcie Little Badger, author of the novels A Snake Falls to Earth and Elatsoe (a Time magazine best 100 fantasy books of all time selection). **This event, made possible by the Ila M. Hemm Visiting Author Program, will be in-person only.
October 26: Cherie Dargan, author of the novel The Gift and the forthcoming sequel, The Legacy.
November 30: Monica Leo, author of Hand, Shadow, Rod: the Story of Eulenspiegal Puppet Theatre. Since 1975, she has been creating and performing as founder and principal puppeteer of Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre.