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MAY 2023 SPEAKER LINEUP ANNOUNCED

Check out the featured writers coming to Meet the Author in May.


Wednesday, May 3 |  1-2 p.m.


Are you committed to building an antiracist family environment for your children? Raising antiracist children is a noble goal for any parent, caregiver, or educator, but it can be hard to know where to start. Let Britt Hawthorne—a nationally recognized teacher, advocate and author of Raising Antiracist Childrenbe your guide. Raising Antiracist Children is a must-have, practical guide essential for parents and caregivers everywhere.


Don’t miss this amazing opportunity for growth!


Wednesday, May 10 | 8-9 p.m.


Jena Friedman has worked on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Show with David Letterman, and her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, ARTNET, and The Guardian. Friedman’s debut collection, Not Funny, takes on the third rails of modern life in Jena’s bold and subversive style, with essays that explore cancel culture, sexism, work and celebrity worship.


Join us for what is absolutely sure to be the most entertaining hour of the day!


Saturday, May 20  |  2-3 p.m.


Please join us for an exhilarating Saturday as we chat with New York Times bestselling YA Author Courtney Summers about her newest book I’m the Girl.


Summers is critically acclaimed author of several novels for young adults, including Cracked Up to Be, All the Rage and Sadie. Her work has been released to multiple starred reviews, received numerous awards and honors–including the Edgar Award, John Spray Mystery Award, Cybils Award, Odyssey Award, and International Thriller Award. Her newest novel, I’m the Girl asks the readers: if this is the way the world is, do you accept it?


All Meet the Author programs are free but registration is required.


Meet the Author is sponsored by Friends of the Fauquier Library and made possible through the Library Speaker’s Consortium. Two to three programs are offered each month.


Register for these author talks and check out other Meet the Author events online. All programs will also be available for on-demand viewing following the event.

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