LocalLit 2018 - Celebrating Local Authors

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Please join us for the sixth annual LocalLit gathering at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library!

This year we'll welcome twenty-two local authors of fiction and nonfiction who will share their work, their processes, and their inspirations. Come support our talented neighbors and find out what's happening in the local literary community!

Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Second Floor - Room 225
150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Featured Authors:

Check out the books the authors will be discussing before the event.  They're here!

Come find your next great read and discover local talent.

As always, this program is absolutely free! We hope to see you there.

In the Meantime...

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Just wondering if any of the authors have ever heard of John Pekkanen or Sarah Reynolds? My uncle and cousin.

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