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    This week on The Virtual Book Channel.

    Jonny Diamond

    April 20, 2020, 11:05am

    A month ago we launched The Virtual Book Channel as a way to help writers with new books find readers during an otherwise awful time for publishing. And while it continues to be a work very much in progress, we’re happy to have thus far featured 55 shows—you can take a look here at the conversations (and more!) that have we’ve aired.

    Meanwhile, this week on The VBC:

    2pm: Fiction/Non/Fiction LIVE: Sue Monk Kidd on the value of alternate histories.
    3pm: Sheltering: Marie Mutsuki Mockett in conversation with Maris Kreizman.

    TUESDAY, 4/21
    2pm: Copper Canyon LIVE: A poetry reading featuring James Richardson, Heather McHugh, and Sarah Ruhl. REGISTER HERE.
    3pm: Sheltering: Jennifer Finney Boylan in conversation with Maris Kreizman
    4pm: Rekindled: David Farrier in conversation with Stephen Sparks.
    8pm: Nerd Jeopardy LIVE: Guest starring Deb Olin Unferth and Adrienne Raphael. (Program note: beginning the week of 4/27, Nerd Jeopardy LIVE will be airing on Wednesdays at 8pm.) REGISTER HERE.
    8pm: The Antibody Reading Series: Guest starring Mary-Kim Arnold, Marie-Helene Bertino, and C Pam Zhang. REGISTER HERE.

    WEDNESDAY, 4/22
    3pm: Sheltering: Daniele Trussoni in conversation with Maris Kreizman.
    4pm: Rekindled: Gemma Milne in conversation with Heather Parry.

    THURSDAY, 4/23
    2pm: The Kristen Arnett Show: With special guest Hanif Abdurraqib (Instagram Live rebroadcast.)
    3pm: Sheltering: Emma Straub in conversation with Maris Kreizman.
    4pm: Personal Space: Maggie Downs in conversation with Sari Botton.
    7pm: LIC Reading Series LIVE

    FRIDAY, 4/24
    10am: The Week in Books: With Book Marks editors Dan Sheehan and Katie Yee.

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