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October 2019

Storytime with Roger Mello at Evanston Public Library

October 17 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave
Evanston, 60201 United States
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The Evanston Public Library is celebrating the launch of Charcoal Boys with a reading and drawing session with Roger Mello! Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps with imagination. Mello has won numerous awards for writing…

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Storytime with Roger Mello at Roscoe Books

October 19 @ 3:00 pm
Roscoe Books, 2142 W Roscoe St
Chicago, 60618 United States
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Please join us for an interactive reading with Roger Mello, Brazilian author of Charcoal Boys! Roger will be discussing his latest book, alongside favorites like You Can't Be Too Careful! and Feather. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps…

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Ida Jessen in Conversation with Rick Moody

October 19 @ 11:00 pm - October 20 @ 1:00 am
C.G. Boerner Gallery, 526 W 26th St, #304
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Join us at C.G. Boerner Gallery for a conversation and reading with Ida Jessen and Rick Moody, as they discuss Ida's new novel A Change of Time.  Ida Jessen is widely considered to be the master of psychological realism in contemporary Danish fiction. Having made her debut with the short-story collection Under Sten (Under Stone) in 1989, Jessen’s breakthrough came with the trilogy: Den der lyver (The One Who’s Lying; 2011), Det første jeg tænker (The First Thing I Think Of; 2006), and Børnene (The Children; 2009). The…

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Storytime with Roger Mello at 57th Street Books

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
57th Street Books, 1301 E 57th St
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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Please join us on October 20th for a reading with beloved children's author, Roger Mello. Roger Mello will be presenting his new book, Charcoal Boys, which explores the intertwining lives of a hornet and a boy, offering a vital glimpse into a world of Brazil's coal mines. Through the wasp we observe the hardships the little boy faces, from his work at the furnaces to his relationships with the other workers. Mello allows the little boy’s strength and resilience to shine…

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Maureen Shaughnessy at Word Up Bookshop

October 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Word Up Bookshop, 2113 Amsterdam Avenue (at 165th St.)
New York, 10032
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Maureen Shaughnessy discusses her latest translation, The Scent of Buenos Aires by Hebe Uhart.   Maureen Shaughnessy’s translations have been published by World Literature Today, Words Without Borders, Asymptote and The Antioch Review. Her translation of Hebe Uhart’s selected stories, The Scent of Buenos Aires, is forthcoming from Archipelago Books in October 2019. She lives in Bariloche, Argentina. Hebe Uhart’s stories sneak up on you. Refreshingly approachable, they are punctuated by street talk and saturated with a cryptic wit that recalls Lydia Davis. In The Scent of Buenos…

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Ida Jessen in Conversation with Anne Michaels at Queen Books

October 22 @ 10:30 pm - October 23 @ 1:00 am
Queen Books, 914 Queen St E
Toronto, ON M4M 1J5 Canada
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Join us at Queen Books in Toronto for a conversation between Danish author Ida Jessen and Toronto’s Fifth Poet Laureate, Anne Michaels, a satellite event of the Toronto International Festival of Authors. Jessen will present and read from her new novel: A Change of Time.  Reserve your (free) ticket here! Ida Jessen is widely considered to be the master of psychological realism in contemporary Danish fiction. Having made her debut with the short-story collection Under Sten (Under Stone) in 1989, Jessen’s breakthrough…

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Maureen Shaugnessy in conversation with Lina Meruane

October 23 @ 11:00 pm - October 24 @ 1:00 am
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
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Maureen Shaughnessy will discuss her translation of Hebe Uhart's short story collection, The Scent of Buenos Aires, with Lina Meruane. Maureen Shaughnessy has translated Maya folktales by Guadalupe Urbina, several Cañari legends, and has co-translated the memoirs of the Catalan poster artist Carles Fontserè. Her translations have been published by The Paris Review, Words Without Borders, Brick, and AGNI. Her translation of a poetry chapbook by Nurit Kasztelan is forthcoming from Cardboard House Press. She lives in Bariloche, Argentina. Born in 1936 in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Hebe Uhart is one of Argentina’s most celebrated modern…

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Roger Mello at the IBBY Regional Conference

October 25 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
AT&T Conference & Hotel Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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On the IBBY Info Session on Awards and Festivals panel, Roger speaks about being a repeat recipient of the IBBY awards and being a judge for international awards. Roger will also be available from 8:00-8:30 pm for autographs. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the…

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Roger Mello at the IBBY Regional Conference

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
AT&T Conference & Hotel Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Roger Mello leads a book discussion group dedicated to his latest publication, Charcoal Boys. Beginning at 12:15, Roger will be available for autographs. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps with imagination. Mello has won…

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Roger Mello at the IBBY Regional Conference

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
AT&T Conference & Hotel Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Roger Mello and David Wiesner speak to SCBWI members about international competitions. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps with imagination. Mello has won numerous awards for writing and illustrating, including three of IBBY’s Luis…

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