Fox Cities Book Festival, April 11-17
Several Wisconsin Historical Society Press authors will take part in the Fox Cities Book Festival, a weeklong, multi-venue festival that celebrates literacy and the joy of reading by connecting writers and readers. The festival will be held April 11-17 and will feature more than 60 authors. For the third year, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press will have authors participating in the festival. Following are the Press authors who will take part in the festival in talks about their books:
- Jerry Apps, author of Horse-Drawn Days: A Century of Farming with Horses and Barns of Wisconsin, will discuss the books in an afternoon appearance in Kaukauna on Friday, April 15.
- Bob Kann, author of A Recipe for Success: Lizzie Kander and Her Cookbook, will speak at a morning appearance in Appleton on Saturday, April 16, and at a second pair of talks in Appleton later that day.
- The four Sanvidge sisters, authors of Penny Loafers & Bobby Pins: Tales and Tips from Growing Up in the '50s and '60s, will discuss their book in an afternoon presentation in Kaukauna on April 16.
- Dennis McCann, who wrote Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story, will reveal how his research for the book took him to many out-of-the way resting places in an afternoon presentation in Appleton on Sunday, April 17.
For more information about the Fox Cities Book Festival, visit the festival website.
:: Posted April 7, 2011