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The Lions in Winter Literary Festival is happening January 25th

Eastern Illinois University will be hosting its annual Lions in Winter Literary Festival on Saturday, January 25th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will be held in EIU’s Doudna Fine Arts Center (a one-hour drive from Urbana-Champaign) and will include readings in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction, as well as craft talks, an authors’ panel, a book fair, and more.  This year’s featured writers include Joanne Diaz, Kelcey Parker Ervick, and Nick White. 

Readings are free and open to the public. All craft talks require registration; you can sign up here

Top image: A poster with a watercolor design of branchs and animal footprints in shades of gray, with a red leaf on one branch. It says “Lions in Winter” in black lettering, and “Literary Festival, January 25, 2020” in red lettering.

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