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Authors with Lawrence ties join book festival

September 27, 2007

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— The Kansas Book Festival organizers have announced the authors who will appear at the event, which is Oct. 5-6 in Wichita.

Those with ties to Lawrence:

¢ Antonya Nelson, a Wichita native and Kansas University graduate, author of "Some Fun"

¢ Harriet Lerner, of Lawrence, author of "The Dance of Anger"

¢ Denise Low, of Lawrence, 2007 Kansas Poet Laureate and Notable Book author

¢ Laura Moriarty, of Lawrence, author of "The Rest of Her Life"

¢ Cynthia Leitich Smith, KU graduate and author of "Tantalize."

National headliners include Michael Korda, editor emeritus of Simon & Schuster, and journalists Cal Thomas and Bob Beckel, authors of "Common Ground: How to Stop the Partisan War That Is Destroying America."

An itinerary and complete list of participants are available at Authors with Lawrence ties join book festival.

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