Tulsa Reads

Sue Monk Kidd

Event Calendar

We will be working with community partners to present all kinds of programming leading up to Sue's visit on October 1st and 2nd. Be sure to check back regularly for updates.
Throughout September, be sure to catch special features on Sue Monk Kidd and her artistry in the Tulsa World.

8:00, Guthrie Green. Join us for "Purple Honey"--a free outdoor concert inspired by The Secret Life of Bees. Featuring Janet Rutland, Shelby Eicher, Rick Bentley, and Terry Bentley. Presented in partnership by Tulsa Town Hall and Poets and Writers. Think mint juleps and food trucks.

8:30, Guthrie Green. Even as we focus on Sue Monk Kidd, we want to honor our own literary heritage. Join us for a free screening of the movie musical Oklahoma! Music begins at 7:30.

7-8:30, Harwelden. The Tulsa Library presents Novel Talk, I’ll Fly Away: Freedom of the Body and Freedom of the Mind in Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings. Featuring Teresa Miller as moderator, with Dr. Kristen Oertel, Kelli McLoud-Schingen, and Mana Tahaie as panelists. Light refreshments will be served.

7:00, Circle Cinema. A special screening of The Secret Life of Bees.

10:30 p.m., OETA. Be sure to catch the series finale of Writing Out Loud, leaving the air after twenty years of featuring such authors as Sue Monk Kidd, Isabel Allende, Dave Barry, Frank McCourt, and Neil Gaiman.