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Chills & Thrills with Stephen Graham Jones

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Wed., October 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Join us for a spooky virtual evening to talk scary stories, horror, and more with NYT bestseller Stephen Graham Jones, author of The Only Good Indians and Don’t Fear the Reaper.

A prolific author of over 25 genre-spanning books, Stephen Graham Jones received an NEA Fellowship and won several awards including the Ray Bradbury Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, the Jesse Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, and the Alex Award from American Library Association. He is the Ivena Baldwin Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Joining Jones in conversation is Illinois Librarian / Readers’ Advisor / horror expert Becky Spratford. Spratford trains library staff all over the world on how to match books with readers through the local public library and runs the critically acclaimed blog RA for All. A devout horror fan, she writes a horror review column for Library Journal, is the author of The Reader’s Advisory Guide to Horror, and is a proud member of the Horror Writers Association.

Registration is required to attend. Upon Zoom registration, you will receive an email from Zoom with the subject heading “Chills & Thrills with Stephen Graham Jones” containing your unique link for the event. If you cannot find the email, check your spam / junk email folders.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

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