Reader Riot Saturday Schedule

For the full festival program PDF, click here.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29th

10:00 AM

EVENT: Walk-around juggling by Be The Show‘s Jugglemaniacs!

LOCATION: FLPL Lawn

 

EVENT: Norbert Putnam

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Music Lessons

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

 

EVENT: Watt Key

TYPE: Writing Workshop

SELECTED WORKS: Alabama Moon, Hideout

LOCATION: FLPL Reading Room

AUDIENCE: Teens

 

EVENT: Irene Latham

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Leaving Gee’s Bend, Don’t Feed the Boy, Fresh Delicious

LOCATION: FLPL Youth Services

AUDIENCE: Children

 

EVENT: Barnabas Piper (Christian author)

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: The Curious Christian, The Pastor’s Kid

LOCATION: First Baptist Church

10:30 AM

EVENT: Elizabeth Patterson

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Half the Giraffe

LOCATION: FLPL Youth Services

AUDIENCE: Children

11:00 AM

EVENT: Goosebumps film screening

LOCATION: FLPL Reading Room

 

EVENT: BeadforLife jewelry sale w/ the UNA Center for Women’s Studies

LOCATION: Shoals Theatre

 

EVENT: Tim Crothers

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: The Queen of Katwe

LOCATION: Shoals Theatre

AUDIENCE: Family friendly

Don’t miss the Movie in the Park screening of The Queen of Katwe presented by Downtown Florence Unlimited on Friday night at 7:45pm in Wilson park, too!

 

EVENT: Kevin Kilburn

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: The Southern Farm: Stories of The Life and Recipe From The Table

LOCATION: 116 E Mobile

11:30 AM

EVENT: Children’s Character Lunch

LOCATION: FLPL Lawn

SPECIAL NOTES: this is a ticketed Event, ends at 1:00pm, and tickets may be purchased at the door for $10

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Face painting by Be The Show‘s Purple People Painters!

1:00pm – 2:00pm

EVENT: Walkaround juggling by Be The Show‘s Jugglemaniacs!

LOCATION: FLPL Lawn, KD Art Center

1:00 PM

EVENT: Michael Knight

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: The Typist, Eveningland

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

 

EVENT: Irene Latham – “My Favorite Poem”

TYPE: OPEN MIC poetry reading

SELECTED WORKS: The Color of Lost Rooms, When the Sun Shines on Antarctica

LOCATION: FLPL Lawn

Rioters of all ages are invited to share their favorite poems!

 

EVENT: Lori Nichols

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

SELECTED WORKS: Maple and Willow Together and This Orq. (He Cave Boy.)

LOCATION: Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts

AUDIENCE: Children

 

EVENT: Tobias Buckell (science-fiction)

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Crystal Rain, Hurricane Fever

LOCATION: Shoals Theatre

 

EVENT: Ralph Voss

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Truman Capote and the Legacy of In Cold Blood

LOCATION: 116 E Mobile

3:00 PM

EVENT: Watt Key

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Alabama Moon, Hideout

LOCATION: FLPL Colonnade

AUDIENCE: Teens

 

EVENT: Sarah Kaufman

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

SELECTED WORKS: Circus

LOCATION: Kennedy- Douglass Center for the Arts

AUDIENCE: Family

 

EVENT: Melanie Benjamin

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: The Swans of Fifth Avenue, The Aviator’s Wife

LOCATION: Shoals Theatre

 

EVENT: Donika Kelly

TYPE: Author Talk (a signing will follow)

SELECTED WORKS: Bestiary

LOCATION: 116 E Mobile

4:00 PM

 

EVENT: Sarah Belanger & Kami Bowling Davis

TYPE: Author Talk

SELECTED WORK: Beer in North Alabama: An Intoxicating History

LOCATION: Singin’ River Brewing Co.

6:00 PM

HEADLINING EVENT: R.L. Stine

TYPE: Author Talk and Book Signing

LOCATION: Norton Auditorium at UNA

SPECIAL NOTES: Ticketed Event (free tickets available at http://rlstine.eventbrite.com). Doors open to the general public without tickets between 5:30 and 5:45pm if seats are available).

R.L. Stine’s appearance is sponsored by the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, Listerhill Credit Union, and the University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences.