Authors, readers connect at ‘Movable Feast’ in Winston-Salem


Journal Photo by Bruce Chapman–01/25/15–(From lower right) Timekeeper Jamie Rogers Southern explains the procedure during start of the Bookmarks presentation of “A Movable Feast” at Wake Forest Biotech Place in the Innovation Quarter in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. The speed dating format featured 27 authors from around the country. (Bruce Chapman)

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The steady hum of conversation filled Wake Forest Biotech Place on Sunday afternoon. When Jamie Rogers Southern rang the bell, 21 authors rotated tables, and the hum continued, according to the Winston-Salem Journal.

Organizers described the event, “A Movable Feast,” as “speed dating for authors.”

The third annual event presented by Bookmarks featured 21 authors from across the country. Booklovers sat eight to a table and got to meet a new author every 10 minutes. By the end of the two-hour Movable Feast, attendees had met 10 authors.

It was a chance for authors to introduce their work, and for readers to discover new material.

Read full story: The Winston-Salem Journal

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