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English

2016 Lake Forest Literary Festival

This year’s festival included events with Second City’s Kelly Leonard, poet Quarysh Ali Lansana, and translator Stanley Lombardo.

Monday, March 21

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    21
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    “The (New) Age of Cuban Photography: A Conversation” 4:00 p.m.:

    Part of the Lake Forest Literary Festival, Madeleine Plonsker, Collector and Author, The Light In Cuban Eyes, and Beth Zinsli, director and curator of the Wriston Art Galleries at Lawrence University, talk about Cuban photography today.

  • Mar
    21
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    “The Revolution Will Be Improvised” with Kelly Leonard 7:30 p.m.:
    Second City’s Kelly Leonard provides insights from his book, “Yes, And,” about innovation and creativity. Plus, he’ll share some backstage stories from his 25 plus year career, working with such performers as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Keegan Michael Key.

Tuesday, March 22

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    22
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    Poetry Reading By Quraysh Ali Lansana 4:00 p.m.:
    Quraysh Ali Lansana is author of eight poetry books, three textbooks, three children’s books, editor of eight anthologies, and coauthor of a book of pedagogy.

Wednesday, March 23

Thursday, March 24

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    24
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    Tusitala Launch Party 7:30 p.m.: SONY DSC
    Come to the launch party of Tusitala, the College’s literary journal.