If you are in NYC on 5/25/2011 then here is an event that is noteworthy and a once in a lifetime chance to attend.

Charlaine Harris will be interviewed by Melissa Marr (Wicked Lovely) on May 25th at Bryant Park in New York City. She will talk with fans, answer questions and sign books. I’m hoping you are willing to post this in your news and/or events section.
Here are the details:
Charlaine Harris, Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, Book 11)
In Conversation with Melissa Marr, Wicked Lovely series
The New York Times bestselling author discusses the latest installment in the hugely popular Sookie Stackhouse novels with fellow supernatural writer Melissa Marr. The vampire mysteries, loaded with action, adventure and romance, are the inspiration for the HBO hit show, True Blood.
This event is a part of the “Word for Word” is an outdoor reading series that features bestselling authors, celebrity writers, and expert-panelists sharing anecdotes, answering questions from the audience, and signing copies of their latest books.
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. (approximate end time)
Location: The Bryant Park Reading Room located on the 42nd Street side of the park – under the trees – between the back of the NYPL & 6th Avenue. Look for the burgundy and white umbrellas. Bryant Park phone number: 212-768-4242
Subways: Take the F, V, B, or D train to 42nd Street/Bryant Park or the 7 to 5th Avenue
Rain Venue: Library of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen
20 West 44th Street (between 5th & 6th Avenue)
212.921.1767
The website link for the entire series including poetry, kids and writers is here:
http://www.bryantpark.org/calendar/wordforword.php
All programming is subject to change
The events are FREE and open to the public

1 comment on "Word for Word series in NYC: Melissa Marr interviews Charlaine Harris"

KM wrote: May 12, 2011 at 9:24 AM

I've never read any Charlaine Harris books (I know - crazy, right?!), but I adore Melissa Marr. Wish I could attend, but unfortunately, I'm not anywhere near NYC. Oh well. Sounds amazing :)


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