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#40 DCAZ - Duval Comic and Zine Festival
We sit down with Dawn Wailey and Lindsey Anderson from DCAZ to talk about the Duval Comics and Zine Fest. Originally scheduled for March 28 at the Main Library, the event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. DCAZ will be Jacksonville’s first event designed to celebrate regional self-publishers. We had an interesting discussion not only about the event but also about the creative process.
New Releases - March 2020 (Bonus Episode)
Hello book friends! We're back with another bonus podcast to chat about new releases you'll ♥ this March.
#39 Jax Book Fest 2020 - Brad Meltzer
Brad Meltzer is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and 10 other bestselling thrillers including The Tenth Justice, The First Counsel, The Millionaires, The President’s Shadow, and The Escape Artist. Meltzer has books on bestseller lists for nonfiction (The First Conspiracy), advice, children’s books, and even comic books, for which he won the prestigious Eisner Award.
#38 Tenikka's Books for Kids - Tenikka Hughes
Action News Jax anchor Tenikka Hughes joins us on the podcast to chat about Tenikka's Books for Kids, an annual effort to collect book donations for children who participate in the Jacksonville Public Library's Summer Learning Program. We chat about her passion for literacy in children, her career as an Emmy-award winning journalist and everything you can expect during the book drive's kick off at Jax Book Fest this Saturday, Feb. 29!
#37 BAKES - Calli Marie
Calli Marie is the author of BAKES and co-owner of BREW Five Points, a coffee shop and craft beer bar in Jacksonville's historic Riverside neighborhood. Calli chats with us about her journey as a baker, becoming a successful business owner and the process of publishing her first book.
#36 Word Revolt - Theresa and Todd Rykaczewski
Theresa and Todd Rykaczewski are the founders of Word Revolt Art Gallery in Atlantic Beach. It's a non-profit gallery dedicated to hosting free exhibitions and events that benefit artists, charities and the community.
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