Carrboro Book Fair

Internationalist Books is very proud to present the first annual Carrboro Book Fair, to be held from 10 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, May 7 at the Artscenter, located at 300 East Main St. in Carrboro, North Carolina. Participating book and zine publishers, writers and friends from across the country will converge on Carrboro for a day of reading, information exchange, community strengthening and of course, the buying, selling and trading of books.

Thirty-odd local and national organizations will be tabling with books and magazines for sale, including Daylight Magazine, Small Beer Press (MA), Garrett County Press (NOLA), Ivory Bell Books, John F. Blair Books, Ms. Film Festival, Crimethinc, Parcell Press (VA), Ugly Duckling Presse (NYC), The Drama (VA), Two Cranes Press, Winged Willow Press, Longleaf Books, Carolina Wren Press, AK Press (CA) and others.

Events during the day will include a screening of "Wizard People, Dear Readers" and other films, presentations from Daylight Magazine and Crimethinc, a hands-on zine workshop, readings by local authors and poets and more! All events are free and open to the public.

Check with Internationalist for more information and the schedule of events

Total votes: 15


Here's the schedule of events .. there will also be a puppet workshop but we don't have a time for that yet.

Jon Elliston: 12:30
Douglas Naumoff: 1:30
Michael Schwalbe: 2:30
Brian Howe: 3:40
Daniel Wideman: 4:00
Patrick Herron: 4:20
Shirlette Ammons: 4:40

Workshops and Presentations:
Catholic Radical: 11 - 1:00
Zine Workshop: 1 - 3:00
Daylight Magazine: 12 - 2:00
Crimethinc: 3 - 5:00

12:00 - 12:30 Ivory Bell presents three short films:
- "Seven Tales" - 7 fairy tales retold in Super-8
- "Andy" - A recluse in Berlin is lured from his apartment in this conversation piece
- "The Boy" - A day in the head of a poet who can't write; in Super-8
12:30 - 1:00 Ms. Films presents:
- A documentary on the Philadelphia zine scene
1:00 - 3:30 Brad Neely's hilarious tribute to Harry Potter, "Wizard People, Dear Readers"



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