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You Are the River Author Reading

Join us to celebrate the recent publication of You Are the River, a volume of 75 literary works by acclaimed writers who respond to works in the People’s Collection. Enjoy short readings of fiction and poetry by North Carolina Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green and North Carolina writers Charmaine Cadeau, John Hoppenthaler, Holly Goddard Jones, Terry Kennedy, Metta Sama, Bob Siegel, Dan Wallace, and others.

Copies of You Are the River are available for purchase in the nearby Museum Store and online.


Sep 18, 2021


3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


Free; registration required


West Building

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Ticket Information:
Tickets go on sale August 18 at 10 am.
For More Information:
(919) 715-5923
Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm

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