to Apr 22

Unbound Book Festival - Columbia, MO

Three panels:

Unbound Goes to the Movies

The list of books that have been 'greenlighted' for film adaptation is practically as old as filmmaking itself. But what is it like for those books' authors? This panel convenes three writers whose novels and memoirs are in various stages of development for the big screen.

Writing and Activism

Reading and writing are polictical acts. There is a symbiotic relationship between writing and other kinds of activism. Our panelists have followed both paths to engage in and affect change, and will discuss the relationship between these different approaches.

Rural Narratives

Writing (and writers) of rural America are as rich and varied as those of any American landscape. These three writers give voice to real and imagined lives that resonate from the holler to the rolling hills, from splendid isolation to cacophonous interference; from margin to center.

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