Passages & Prose 2017: A Gathering of Authors & Their Books


Oct 7, 2017 – 10:00 AM

4201 Bigelow Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Map

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PASSAGES & PROSE 2017 PATRON SPONSOR UPMC Health Plan DETAILS Passages & Prose 2017: A Gathering of Authors & Their Books is an annual literary event hosted by author and lecturer Lillie Leonardi. Now in its third year, Passages & Prose 2017 will take place Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in Pittsburgh's historic Oakland neighborhood at The Twentieth Century Club and feature more than 50 local and national authors throughout the day. The event is open, FREE to the public, and family - friendly. Registration is suggested. Passages & Prose 2017 will feature: - Main Stage Presenters - Chit Chat Authors - 2017 WQED Writers Contest Winners - and more! Lunch options will be available for a fee. Details to be announced soon. Please find additional details at: Interested guests may also register for the Passages & Prose 2017 Preview, a new event being held on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at Settlers Ridge - Barnes & Noble Booksellers. PARKING The Twentieth Century Club refers its members and Club guests to two parking facilities an easy half block and a full block from the Club. Guests may park at: - Soldiers & Sailors Memorial: This garage is located one half block to the south on Bigelow Blvd. - UPMC Parking Garage: This garage is located 1 block to the east of the Club at Bigelow Blvd. and Lytton Ave. adjoining the Wyndham’s parking. - Paid parking is also available on the street at meters. Download and use the Go Mobile PGH app now to pay and monitor your parking at these meters. - Public transportation by bus is also available from PortAuthority. Find routes and schedules by using the “Neighborhood Search” tab and selecting “Oakland”. SPONSORS & COMMUNITY COLLABORATORS Passages & Prose 2017 is made possible with generous support from sponsors including:  Patron Sponsor UPMC Health Plan, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Cribs For Kids, Embroidery from the Heart, Inspiring Lives Magazine, The Twentieth Century Club, and WQED Multimedia; and community collaborators including: Author J.D. Wylde, B.F. Jones Memorial Library, Cooper-Siegel Community Library, Characters by Kim, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System Operation Safety Net, Pittsburgh Puppet Works, Shaler North Hills Library, Springdale Free Public Library, and Word Association Publishers. PLANNING COMMITTEE - Ann Andrews – BF Jones Memorial Library - Selina Blinn – Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Dana Faletti – Author - Bridget Gaussa – Cribs For Kids - Colleen Hennigan – Author - Michelle Imler – WQED Edu - Beth Lawry – Shaler North Hills Library - Lillie Leonardi – Author & Passages & Prose Founder - Gina Masciola – WQED Edu - Jill McConnell – Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Maria Rose Pisano – Passages & Prose Director of Marketing - Ellen Roth – Author  - Cori Wamsley – Author - Joyce Wilk – Author  

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