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Two Award-Winning Authors, Two Chances to See!

Author visit text with images of both authors Ford and Jones.

BCLS is excited to welcome two award-winning authors visiting in two different formats!  

Thursday, September 30, 2021, the Friends of the Bay County Libraries are pleased to welcome Jamie Ford, bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, to the State Theater in downtown Bay City at 7 p.m.  This debut novel went on to become an IndieBound NEXT List Selection, a Borders Original Voices Selection, a Barnes & Noble Book Club Selection, Pennie’s Pick at Costco, a Target Bookmarked Club Pick, and a National Bestseller. 

Admission is free, and Jamie's books will be available for purchase at the event. Concessions will also be available for purchase.  No registration required!

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, our Evening Sessions program will virtually welcome award-winning Michigan author Stephen Mack Jones, appearing via Zoom and Facebook Live beginning at 7 p.m. to talk about his award winning August Snow series!  

Stephen Mack Jones is an award-winning playwright, and recipient of the prestigious Kresge Arts in Detroit Literary Fellowship.  Stephen is winner of the Hammett Prize and the Nero Award and has been Short-listed for the CWA Steel Dagger Award, finalist for the Seamus Award, and Michigan Notable Book Award winner.

A TV adaptation of the August Snow series is currently in the works with ABC, produced and headlined by another Michigan native, Keegan-Michael Key!

Register here for Evening Sessions: Stephen Mack Jones-

Published by on September 29, 2021
Last Modified October 27, 2021