Tulsa Reads~Embracing Our Diversity

Event Calendar

Throughout the spring look for special Tulsa Reads features, interviews, and reviews in the Tulsa World.

Join the Friends of the Rudisill Regional Library for a brown bag book discussion about The Help by Kathryn Stockett, 11:30-1 p.m.  Beverages and snacks are provided.  For more info, visit tulsalibrary.org.

Tulsa Community College presents author Reyna Grande, 7:00, in the Northeast Campus Auditorium.  Reyna will be speaking about her transition from undocumented immigrant to award winning author.  For more info, visit tulsacc.edu.

The Brookside Library will be hosting a discussion of The Help, 1:30-2:30.
Call the library at 918-549-7507 to obtain a copy of the book.  Registration is not required.

Novel Talk presents “Laughing Through Tears: Humor & Heartbreak in Literature,” focusing on how the contemporary classic The Help by Kathryn Stockett manages to combine humor/heartbreak in thematically illuminating ways.  Panelists include Alicia Latimer (African-American Resource Center), Dr. Jocelyn Payne (John Hope Franklin Reconciliation Center), and Teresa Miller (Poets and Writers).  7:00, Hardesty Regional Library.

A conversation and book signing with Clifton Taulbert, celebrating his new book, The Invitation, 10:30 a.m. at the Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 South Peoria.

Writing Out Loud Interview with Sam Harris, 10:30 p.m., OETA.  Special thanks to Toby Jenkins and Oklahomans for Equality.

The Help is all about writing to discover your voice and the voices of others.  Join Tulsa Nightwriters for Poetry Night, presented by Lottie Wilds, 7:00 at Martin Regional Library.  For more info, visit nightwriters.org.

The Oklahoma Center for Poets and Writers donor reception for Kathryn Stockett, 6:00, at Greenwood Cultural Center.  For more info, contact teresa.miller@okstate.edu.

Poets and Writers presents An Evening with Kathryn Stockett, 7:00, at the Tulsa PAC/Chapman Music Hall.  Kathryn will be telling her own story, answering questions, autographing books.  The keynote question for Stockett will be provided by Cascia Hall students. For more info, visit myticketoffice.com.

The documentary, Anita--Speaking Truth to Power, the powerful new documentary about Anita Hill, opens at Circle Cinema.  Visit circlecinema.com for showtimes.