Crossing Paths: Novel Writing and Historical Research

Sunday, November 2, 2014

1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Cost: Free

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Meeting Room (3rd Floor)

Sun, 2014-11-02 13:30 - 15:30

Join local writers and librarians as they discuss the crossroads of historical fact and fiction. Their conversation will explore how researching the past often leads the novelist and historian in surprisingly different directions.

Tom O’Donnell, Director, West Warwick Library (Moderator)

Taylor Polites, Rebel Wife (Fiction)

Bob Geake, A History of the Providence River (Non-Fiction)

Padma Venkatraman, A Time to Dance (Fiction)

Jordan Goffin, Special Collections Librarian, Providence Public Library

This program is hosted by the HiFi (Historical Fiction) Collaborative — A Providence Writing Group

For more information on the program or HiFi Collaborative, please contact Ilene Weismehl, or 401-451-9036. Visit us on Facebook:

Books will be available for sale courtesy of Brown Bookstore.

Parking is available at the Providence Hilton Parking Garage: $3/3 hours. Bring ticket for stamping at the Library.

Co-sponsored by Providence Public Library and The Providence Athenaeum and made possible in part by a grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities..

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