First Friday at Ellen Plumb's City Bookstore
Friday, February 1, 2019 – 5pm-8pm
1122 Commercial, Emporia, KS
Join Tracy Million Simmons, Meadowlark Books, for Ellen Plumb’s signature event! Tracy will be February’s Guest Host for an evening of literature and music! Bring something to read, and music and instruments to play—Open Mic is open to everyone!
Join us at 5:30 for a mini panel discussion about publishing with Meadowlark Books. Tracy will talk a bit about the seed that started Meadowlark, guidelines for submitting manuscripts, and how Meadowlark has evolved in the last six years. Cheryl Unruh and Michael D. Graves will be on hand to answer questions about their experiences as Meadowlark authors, and to kick off the Open Mic event for the evening, which starts at 6pm!
Saturday, February 2, 2019 – 11am-5:30pm
From Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore (1122 Commercial, Emporia, KS): This year, our focus is on local small publishers. You’ll find tables for each publisher featuring their entire catalog of books. All day, you’ll have the opportunity to chat with these small press authors and get your own autographed copies of their books. Market Macarons will be on site with delicious handmade macarons for sale at 1pm.
The stage/reading schedule is:
11:00-12:30 -- Kellogg Press, Curtis Becker, publisher
1:00-2:00 -- Slothhead Press, Katelyn Dorrell, publisher
2:15-3:00 -- Kevin Rabas, Kansas Poet Laureate
3:30-5:30 -- Meadowlark, Tracy Simmons, publisher
Meadowlark Authors who plan to be in attendance:
Joann Garrity Williams
Roy J. Beckemeyer
Michael D. Graves
Tracy Million Simmons
(maybe more… check back!)