Here are listings of Literary Ladies' events on Day 3 of the Virginia Festival of the Book. (Bella Stander's pals & Book Promotion 101 clients are in purple).
10:00am Science Writing: Life Cycles
Jennifer Ackerman (Sex, Sleep, Eat, Drink, Dream), Michael Sims (Apollo's Fire: A Day on Earth in Nature and Imagination), and Susan Freinkel (American Chestnut: The Life, Death, and Rebirth of a Perfect Tree).
Moderator: Susan Tyler Hitchcock
2:00pm Families Coming Together: Fiction and Memoir
With novelists Carleen Brice (Orange Mint and Honey), Emilie Richards (Touching Stars) and memoirist Kim Reid (No Place Safe).
Moderator: Grace Zisk
2:00pm Living on the Edge: Cons and Characters
Michael Sims (Editor of new edition of Arsene Lupin's Gentleman Thief), Nicholas Griffin (Dizzy City), and Dallas Hudgens (Season of Gene) explore clever rogues in tense situations.
Moderator: Jenny Gardiner
4:00pm Going Places: A Poetry Reading
Move across reflective landscapes with Margaret Gibson (One Body), Sharon Leiter (The Dream of Leaving), David Rigsbee (Cloud Journal), and Ron Smith (Moon Road).
Moderator: Jeff Coughter
6:00pm Dracula vs. Frankenstein: A Monster Mash of Fact and Fiction
With Paul Bibeau (Sundays with Vlad: From Pennsylvania to Transylvania, One Man's Quest to Live in the World of the Undead) and Susan Tyler Hitchcock (Frankenstein: A Cultural History).
Moderator: Jonathan Coleman