READS Week Events 2017

Monday, April 10

Edible Book Contest
Sponsored by the LRC and Barnes and Noble Campus Bookstore
Time: 10 AM - 2 PM

Edible books are simply books created from food. No baking skills needed; entries can be made from bread, fruits, cheeses, vegetables, even soup! Categories are Best Adult Book, Best Children’s Book; Best Pun, and Best Non-Cake book.

For an entry form contact the LRC or the bookstore.
E-Mail: Rhonda Trueman

House of Sand and Fog Screening
Presented by NWFSC Film Club
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Building 110, Room 328

Dr. David Simmons, Professor of Film Studies and Humanities, and the NWFSC Film Club will host a screening of House of Sand and Fog, a 2003 American drama which depicts a battle between a young woman and an immigrant Iranian family for a house in Northern California, ultimately ending in tragedy. Refreshments will be served.


April 10-17

Children’s Book Drive
Phi Theta Kappa will be collecting new and gently used children’s books to be donated to Nellie’s Youth Village. Look for collection boxes around campus.

E-Mail: Donna Pierson

Wednesday, April 12

Book Discussion on award-winning memoir Townie
Time: 2:00-3:00 PM
Location: LRC (Library, Niceville Campus)

Join us for a discussion of the award-winning Dubus memoir Townie.

Friday, April 14

The 2017 Blackwater Review Reading
Featuring student poets and writers
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: McIlroy Gallery, Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Blackwater Review invites you to preview the literary and artistic achievements of the students published in this year’s issue. Selected poets and writers will read and perform their pieces at this casual event. Light refreshments will be provided.

Website: Blackwater Review
E-Mail: Dr. Deidre Price
Phone: (850) 863-6521

Monday, April 17

Q&A with Andre Dubus III
Time: 11 AM-12 PM
Location: SSC Building Room 133

Students will have the rare opportunity for an informal Q&A with author Andre Dubus III (Restricted to NWFSC students only.)

E-Mail: Dr. Beverly Holmes

Blackwater Review Reception
Time: 6:00 – 6:45 PM
Location: McIlroy Gallery, Mattie Kelly Arts Center

Join us for the official unveiling of the 2017 issue of the Blackwater Review, featuring selected student readings. The award-winning literary and fine arts journal highlights the creative talent of NWFSC students. Refreshments will be served.

E-Mail: Dr. Deidre Price
Phone: (850) 863-6521

Monday Evening, April 17

MAIN EVENT: Fiction writer and Memoirist Andre Dubus III
Time: 7-8 PM
Location: Sprint Theater, Mattie Kelly Arts Center