In recognition of Banned Books Week, September 24 through October 1, the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is hosting “Uncensored Voices: Celebrating Literary Freedom,” a pre-festival event of the Vegas Valley Book Festival, on Tuesday, September 27, at 7 p.m., at the Clark County Library.
Moderated by Black Mountain Institute Executive Director and UNLV President Emerita Dr. Carol Harter, the event will feature readings and performances from a variety of community figures, including Kris Saknussemm, author of Zanesville and Private Midnight; Bob Brown, Publisher of Las Vegas Review-Journal; Jeanne Goodrich, Executive Director of Las Vegas-Clark County Library District; Jane Heenan, Director of Equality Nevada of Las Vegas; Andrew Kiraly, Editor of Desert Companion and author of Crit; Laura Henkel, owner of Sin City Gallery; and Steve Sebelius, political columnist.
Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 507-3459 or visit our web site.
The Vegas Valley Book Festival is produced by the City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs; Las Vegas-Clark County Library District; UNLV’s Black Mountain Institute; AIGA, Las Vegas Chapter; Las Vegas Review-Journal; and Nevada Humanities, a festival Founder. Additional support provided by Program Partner ACLU of Nevada.