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Good Reads 3: Texas Critics and Authors in San Antonio on Friday


National Book Critics Circle:An Evening of Good Reads

Friday, May 30th, 7:00 PM
@ Gemini Ink, 513 S. Presa,San Antonio, TX 78205. 210.734.9673

The Spring 2008 Good Reads list – the third since the NBCC introduced this alternative to the bestseller list—will be the focus of a panel at Gemini Ink in San Antonio on Friday night.  Panelists include author and poet Sandra Cisneros; Steven G. Kellman, NBCC member, author and winner of the 2007 NBCC Balakian citation for excellence in reviewing; San Antonio Current editor Elaine Wolff; Norma Alarcon, editor and publisher of Third Woman Press; and PEN Southwest book award in fiction winner Rod Davis. NBCC member and playwright Gregg Barrios will moderate the event.

The panelists will discuss the NBCC Good Reads 3 list and share with the audience what they are currently reading. Each will recommend a personal favorite book. This NBCC Good Reads panel is co-sponsored by Gemini Ink Literary Center and the San Antonio Current. The event will also include a drawing of books from the NBCC Good Reads 3 list and those selected by the panelists. The event is free and open to the public.  Reservations aren’t necessary, but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served.