Monthly Archives: October 2013

David Baldacci and James Patterson to Headline Literacy Awards Event

Best-selling authors and literacy advocates David Baldacci and James Patterson are the featured speakers at the 2013 Library of Congress Literacy Awards, a new program originated and sponsored by philanthropist David M. Rubenstein. The event will be held on Monday, November 4, at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read more here.

Baldacci speaks at kick off of Roanoke literacy effort

People taking part in reading “Wish You Well,” this year’s book selection for the Roanoke Valley Reads community reading project, got a chance to hear from the writer himself Thursday night and learn about local efforts of his literacy foundation. Read more here.

Wish You Well to premiere at Heartland Film Festival

Wish You Well – the independent film adaptation of David’s eponymous novel – will premiere at the Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis on October 19th. The film stars Academy Award-winner Ellen Burstyn, Josh Lucas and Mackenzie Foy, along with Ned Bellamy, Laura Fraser, JP Vanderloo, Alano Miller and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick.

Learn more and purchase tickets here.