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Rebecca Yarros Of “Fourth Wing” Fame To Headline The 2024 Carnegie Series At Columbus Library

Columbus Metropolitan Library invites you to several nights of epic literary fun as the Carnegie Author Series unfolds its 2024 lineup, promising engaging conversations and insights from an array of acclaimed authors.

This annual series has become a hallmark for bibliophiles and aspiring writers alike, offering a unique opportunity to connect with the brilliant minds behind some of today’s most captivating books. Mark your calendars and prepare to immerse yourself in the world of literature on these Sundays throughout the year.

1. Brendan Slocumb – Sunday, Feb. 18 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: Brendan Slocumb, a music educator and best-selling novelist, takes the stage in February. Join us for a fascinating discussion about his journey and literary creations.

Registration Now Open: Reserve your spot for this inspiring session. Register Here

2. Rebecca Yarros – Sunday, April 7 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Yarros is the creative force behind the immensely popular Empyrean series, particularly celebrated for the Fourth Wing books. Known for her ability to weave gripping tales with rich characters, Yarros brings her storytelling prowess in April. Be ready to explore the worlds she masterfully crafts in her books.

Registration Opens Feb. 18: Set a reminder to secure your place for this captivating talk. Click here for more info.

3. Lisa Scottoline – Sunday, May 19 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: Lisa Scottoline, a New York Times bestselling and Edgar award-winning author, graces us with her presence in May. Dive into the realms of mystery and drama with the author of 35 novels.

Registration Opens April 7: Don’t miss your chance to engage with Lisa Scottoline. Learn More

4. Abby Jimenez – Sunday, Sept. 8 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: New York Times bestselling author and Food Network champion Abby Jimenez, renowned for Nadia Cakes, joins us in September. Discover the intersection of literature and culinary delights.

Registration Opens July 21: Reserve your seat for an afternoon filled with literature and sweetness. Learn More

5. Stephen Graham Jones – Sunday, Oct. 6 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: Stephen Graham Jones, a New York Times bestselling author with over thirty novels and collections, graces the series in October. Immerse yourself in the diverse worlds crafted by this prolific writer.

Registration Opens July 21: Secure your spot for an insightful discussion with Stephen Graham Jones. Register here.

6. Dr. Matthew Desmond – Sunday, Dec. 8 | 2 p.m.

About the Author: Dr. Matthew Desmond, a Pulitzer Prize-winning professor of sociology, concludes the series in December. Explore the profound societal narratives captured in his acclaimed book, “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.”

Registration Opens Oct. 6: Be part of this thought-provoking session. Learn More

As the Columbus Metropolitan Library continues its legacy of inspiring reading and connecting communities, the Carnegie Author Series stands as a beacon, illuminating the literary path for all since 1873.

Join the conversation, celebrate literature, and be part of a thriving community where wisdom prevails. Stay connected through the library’s social media channels and mark the dates to ensure you don’t miss these literary rendezvous throughout the year.

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