A unique chance to talk with book publishing professionals. Introducing our Meet the Publisher series of book publishers who will be visiting Open Book Bookstore to talk about their work. Come and meet editors, publishers, publicists, and sales reps, and hear what...read more
Join Lynn Rosen for lively conversation about some award-winning recent fiction, all while enjoying a delicious Mexican brunch in the private dining room of El Poquito in Chestnut Hill! SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward This novel was just awarded the 2017 National...read more
Today’s authors have a myriad of challenges to manage. Some of these issues are new, such as digital publishing and online retailing. Some of these are same old, same old: How do I get published? How do I get the attention of an agent/a publisher/a reader? How do I...read more
DATE: May 2-4, 2018 We can't wait for our next "Lit City" Reader Retreat. We'll be heading to the beautiful Hudson River Valley in New York state for three days and two nights of literary pursuits. We'll dine with authors, explore inspiring venues, stay in a stylish...read more
DATE: Friday, March 16 TIME: 8PM TO 10PM PLACE: Elkins Central: The Elk,ins Park Train Station Arts Venue Join us for a holiday celebration of the written word! It's a cabaret authorfest. A roster of talented authors willl take the mic and read to you from their work....read more
We're getting ready to bring back our popular story time. But first, we want to hear from you. How old is your child, and what times work best for you to bring them by Open Book Bookstore for story time? Email me at email@example.com and let me...read more
Paris to the Moon
Dec. 6, 2016
7 PM – 9 PM
Our popular French-themed dinner discussions at Spring Mill Café continue this fall with two dinners to celebrate Paris. Dinner #2 will feature “Paris to the Moon” by Adam Gopnick.
Dinner and Discussionread more
Part of the Genre Mix ‘n’ Match Writing Series
Dec. 5, 2016
This picture book workshop will address the rhythm and flow of a great picture book in relation to words and images.
Teacher: Heather Devlin Knopfread more
Open Book presents Genre writing classes, offering you the opportunity to try your hand at writing in a variety of genres. Each workshop is taught by an expert in a different genre. You can take a class in a genre you’re already working in, or something new, and try one, or try a few.
COST: Classes cost $30 each.read more