Reader Riot Friday Schedule

For the full festival program PDF, click here.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28

10:30 AM

EVENT: Irene Latham’s Children’s Poetry

TYPE: Author Talk and Reading (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Delicious Fresh, When the Sun Shines in Antarctica

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

AUDIENCE: Children

1:00 PM

EVENT: Travis Wammack

TYPE: Author Talk and Signing

LOCATION: Florence/Lauderdale Tourism

Travis is presented by the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area and Florence/Lauderdale Tourism.

2:00 PM

EVENT: Ed Bridges

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Alabama: The Making of an American State

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

3:00 PM

 

EVENT: Jerry Masters

TYPE: Author Talk and Signing

LOCATION: Florence/Lauderdale Tourism

Jerry is presented by the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area and Florence/Lauderdale Tourism.

4:00 PM

EVENT: Child Author Panel w/ Fletcher Cox, Jackson Rowe, and Isaiah Smith)

TYPE: Discussion Panel

LOCATION: FLPL Youth Services

AUDIENCE: Children

6:00 PM

EVENT: Picnic on the Lawn ft. Dick Howell’s BBQ

LOCATION: FLPL Lawn

Special Note: This is a ticketed, fundraising event, and tickets must be purchased prior to the event. You can purchase tickets at riotbbq.eventbrite.com

7:00 PM

EVENT: Frank X Walker & Randall Horton

TYPE: Author Talk and Reading

SELECTED WORKS: Affrilachia: Poems by Frank X Walker  and Hook: A Memoir by Randall Horton

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

 

7:45 PM

EVENT: Disney’s Queen of Katwe Film Screening (based on Featured Guest Tim Crothers’ book)

LOCATION: Wilson Park

This event is sponsored by Downtown Florence Unlimited.