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Posted on: October 14, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Highland Park Lit Fest Donates Books by 2017 Lit Fest Speaker Jamie Ford to Highland Park Library

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In recognition of Highland Park Literary Festival’s announcement of author Jamie Ford as the 2017 Keynote Speaker, the Highland Park Lit Fest donated his New York Times bestselling novels, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet as well as Songs of Willow Frost, to the Highland Park Library. Mr. Ford is known for historical fiction that explores Asian-American characters living in the Seattle area.

Mr. Ford will speak to the public on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 7:00pm at Highland Park High School at 4220 Emerson Avenue. The community event which is underwritten by La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Mr. Ford’s books are available for check out from Highland Park Library in hardback, CD, and e-book formats. For more information on the Highland Park Lit Fest, please visit

Photo: Pictured left to right: Lit Fest Co-chairs Anne Besser and Kathleen Whalen and Highland Park Librarians Bonnie Case and Kortney Nelson. Photo Credit: Amanda Lewis

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