Jacksonville Public Library Event Calendar


Date: 1/26/2022
Time: 7:00 PM -
Title: Author Event with Silvia Moreno-Garcia (on Zoom and In-Person)
Contact: Sarah, 217-243-5435
Location: Jacksonville Public Library Meeting Room or on Zoom
Description: The bestselling and award-winning author of Mexican Gothic (Vanity Fair called it "[An] irresistibly dark feminist reimagining of the Gothic fantasy novel.") will discuss her newest book, Velvet Was the Night, and her genre-defying mashups of cultural noir and Lovecraftian horror. Velvet Was the Night is one of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2021. Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the bestselling author of the other critically acclaimed novels Certain Dark Things and Gods of Jade and Shadow. Mexican by birth, Canadian by inclination, Moreno-Garcia has edited several anthologies and is a columnist for The Washington Post. She will be joined in conversation with author Gus Moreno. *This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration between public libraries offering high-quality events.*

This presentation will take place on Zoom and can be viewed at home or on the TV in the library's meeting room. To register to be on Zoom, please email Sarah at ssnyder@jaxpl.org to receive the Zoom link. No registration required for in-person attendance. 
 

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