The Quad Cities’ 2020 was filled with the pandemic, protests, the derecho, and much more. On Monday, September 26 at 7:00 PM, the Bettendorf Public Library and Midwest Writing Center will take a look back with a panel event of three local authors who are included in the anthology “These Interesting Times: Surviving 2020 in the Quad Cities.” The live event will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. No registration is required to attend for in person attendance. The event is also open to virtual remote attendance. Registration for virtual attendance is required in order to receive the login information. To register for remote participation, please visit http://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/7220649 or call the Library at 563-344-4179.

 

The authors presenting the “These Interesting Times” panel include Joe Chambers, Monica Flink, and Jonathan Turner. Each writer will read from their contributions to the Midwest Writing Center Press collection “These Interesting Times: Surviving 2020 in the Quad Cities.” This anthology features essays, poems, stories, and artwork that, together, form a record of the contributors’ experiences of and reflections on a tumultuous time in our area. For further information on the anthology, please visit http://www.mwcqc.org/books/these-interesting-times-surviving-2020-in-the-quad-cities/. More information about this and other Library events can be found at www.bettendorflibrary.com or by calling 563-344-4175.

Bettendorf Public Library to host an interesting look at the Quad Cities during 2020

Misty Urban, who lives in Muscatine, edited the new anthology, “These Interesting Times: Surviving 2020 in the Quad Cities,” by MWC Press.

Bettendorf Public Library to host an interesting look at the Quad Cities during 2020
Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.
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Bettendorf Public Library to host an interesting look at the Quad Cities during 2020

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