2014 Book Fest Announces Honorary Chair and Guest Speaker
The Honorary Chair and featured guest speaker for the 6th annual East Texas Book Fest is Hawkins resident and international book club celebrity, Kathy L. Murphy (formerly Kathy Patrick).
Kathy is founder of The Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Club, an international book club with 550+ chapters nationwide and in 15 foreign countries.... (Read more)
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Some 60 Texas authors who write in many genres and for all ages will display their books and chat with readers. In addition, professionals will demonstrate and explain various literacy projects for children and adults. Other experts will lead seminars to make reading more meaningful and rewarding to all and help writers improve their craft and sales. And the Tyler Lions Club will be available for vision screenings all day 10 to 3.
Vision Screenings The Tyler Lions Club will provide vision screenings in Room 128 using a PediaVison machine (SPOT) that will allows them to test the eyesight of young children to adults in a minute or less. The American Academy of Opthalmolofy recommends that during childhood babies up to age 2 should have vision screenings during regular pediatric visits and screenings every one or two years from ages 3 to 19.
The deadline for submitting author applications was June 2. The Book Fest committee began sending acceptance notifications in July. If you have any questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
Save the Date!
The sixth East Texas Book Fest takes place Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014,
10 am-3 pm at the TJC West Campus, 1530 S. S.W. Loop 323, Tyler, 75701.
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Would you like to be a part of the excellent volunteers at the East Texas Book Fest? If you would like to participate, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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