Nic Stone Keynote Event and Book Signing
Monday January 17th
9:00am Breakfast at Marion Palace May Pavilion (tickets needed)
10:00am Program in Marion Palace Theatre (free)
2:00pm Book signing at Marion Public Library (free)
---------> 200 books given away to students 9-14 at the book signing
The Marion Public Library has partnered with the Peace and Freedom Committee to bring New York Times Bestselling Author Nic Stone as the speaker for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Program Monday, January 17, 2022.
The MLK Breakfast, in the Palace May Pavilion, is a ticketed event and tickets are pre-sale only. Tickets can be purchased for $15 by contacting Peace and Freedom Committee members Tara Dyer, Lora Troutman or Dana Booker or by calling 740-262-0355.
Doors open at 10:00am for the MLK Program portion in the Marion Palace Theatre. This part is open to the public at no charge. Stone will deliver a keynote at 10:30 a.m.
She will take part in a Book Signing later in the day at Marion Public Library from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
There will be 200 copies of Fast Pitch, one of Nic Stone’s popular books, FREE to students age 9 to 14 at the signing event.
Nic Stone is an author of young adult and middle-grade fiction, best known for her debut novel Dear Martin and her Middle-Grade debut, Clean Getaway. She had her most recent book, Fast Pitch, published in August 2021. It is a challenging and heartwarming coming-of-age story about a softball player looking to prove herself on and off the field. Stone lives and writes in Atlanta, Georgia.
Marion Public Library received support to bring the author to Marion through a Racial Equity & Justice Grant Program from Marion Community Foundation.