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Read Up Greenville is a celebration of Young Adult and Middle Grades books and authors. There will be book sales, author signings, panel discussions and keynote speakers. The day will feature nine panels specific to different themes.
The event is free to all with the exception of the keynote events.
Ticketed events include:
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System presents Jay Asher, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Thirteen Reasons Why. August 6th at 10:00 am in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
The Fred Collins Foundation presents Holly Goldberg Sloan, the author of Counting by 7s, Appleblossom the Possum and upcoming novel Short. She has also worked extensively as a screen and television writer. August 6th at 1:30 pm in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
Closing Keynote includes Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, co-authors of All American Boys, a 2016 Coretta Scott King Honor book, which chronicles two teens – one black, one white – grappling with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school their community, and ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension. August 6th at 6:15 pm in the Gunter Theatre with book signing opportunity immediately following.
Each keynote presentation is $7.00 or all three for $15.00.Buy a Ticket
ReadUp is a celebration of top young adult authors, book sales, activities and so much more. We are actively seeking volunteers and sponsors. If you are interested in being a part of this new Greenville event, please reach out to our Executive Director, Lee Yarborough at email@example.com.
Read Up is an exciting event that you will not want to miss. So book mark your calendars now.