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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Library Announces Keynote Speaker for 2020 Literary Festival

Durango Public Library

The Durango Public Library will host best-selling author Lisa See the evening of April 16 at the 2020 Literary Festival.

Ms. See is award-winning author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, China Dolls and Dreams of Joy. Her latest novel, The Island of Sea Women, is about the free-diving women of South Korea’s Jeju Island.

This will be the Library’s 11th annual Literary Festival, a highlight of the year which brings top authors to our community. The event on April 16 will feature a reception and a presentation by Ms. See followed by a book signing. Maria’s Bookshop will have books available for sale at the event, which is free and open to the public. More details will be released as the event approaches.

The Literary Festival is made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Durango Public Library. Visit DurangoGov.org/Library to see an event calendar or call (970) 375-3380. 

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