Literacy Is Key Book and Author Event
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Holiday Inn • University of Memphis • 3700 Central Avenue • Memphis, TN 38111
10:00am - Prologue Party & 'Prize-Winning' Paperbacks*
11:00am - Luncheon & Program
During Event: * With a minimum of a $20 donation, receive a previously loved Prize-Winning paperback with a special gift inside. From restaurants to jewelry, clothing & art, gift items are generously donated by more than 100 Mid-South area businesses.
2020 Featured Authors
Marie Benedict, New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room, The Other Einstein, Carnegie's Maid and the forthcoming Lady Clementine.
David Waters & Marc Perrusquia, Institute for Public Service Reporting, University of Memphis
& One other author to be announced.
Ticket Order Forms and additional information are available from the links below:
Literacy is Key - Table Order Form - Please use this form if you would like to purchase a table or provide a sponsorship donation for the event
From Left - Right: Andrea Harano (2018 Literacy is Key Chair) with 2018 authors Christina Baker Kline, Kristy Woodson Harvey, Kim Wright, and Janie Lowery (2019 Chair)
Literacy is Key 2017 authors Karen White, Deborah Wiles, Elin Hilderbrand
Lauran Stimac (2017 Chair), David Brown (FirstBook MidSouth)
Literacy is Key 2016
Author Dorothea Benton Frank, chair Marsha Berry, author Mark Greaney, author Laura Lane McNeal, and assistant chair Lauran Stimac.
Literacy is Key 2015
Chair Summer Godman, author Natalie Baszile, Michael Farris Smith, Patti Callahan Henry, and assistant chair Marsha Berry.