Bookmarks: Literary, author and virtual events, book signings, and more

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"Cheryl Day's Treasury of Southern Baking" by Cheryl Day
"Cheryl Day's Treasury of Southern Baking" by Cheryl Day

Literary lunch

Author and chef Cheryl Day presents “Cheryl Day’s Treasury of Southern Baking,” at a ticketed luncheon, 12:30 p.m. Friday, Story and Song Bookstore Bistro, 1430 Park Ave., Fernandina Beach.

Park storytime

Holiday Storytime on the Square, 10 a.m. Saturday, Balis Park, 1999 San Marco Blvd., sponsored San Marco Books and More.

Cat tales

Children’s author Jessie Miller presents “Brave Cat, Barn Cat,” 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, San Marco Books and More, 1971 San Marco Blvd.


Children’s author Eileen Erickson, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Our Lady Of The Star Catholic Church Craft Show, 545 A1A North Ponte Vedra Beach.

Virtual events

Author Scarlett St. Clair discusses “King of Battle and Blood,” 7 p.m. Monday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed,

Author Patricia Cornwell introduces “Autopsy,” 3 p.m. Thursday, Barnes & Noble online, ticketed,

Author Brene Brown presents “Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience,” 8 p.m. Thursday, See San Marco Books and More Facebook page for details.

Storytime with Ms. Dearsha, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Story & Song Facebook Live.


National Book Award winners:

Fiction: Jason Mott, “Hell of a Book,” Dutton

Nonfiction: Tiya Miles, “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, A Black Family Keepsake,” Random House

Poetry: Martín Espada, “Floaters,” W. W. Norton & Company

Translated Literature: Elisa Shua Dusapin, “Winter in Sokcho,” Translated from the French by Aneesa Abbas Higgins, Open Letter

Young People's Literature: Malinda Lo, “Last Night at the Telegraph Club,” Dutton Books for Young Readers.

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This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: Bookmarks: Literary, author and virtual events, book signings and more

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