We in Louisiana also serve as the library partner for the Big Read programming that is a component of the Faulkner Society’s Words & Music Festival in New Orleans, which itself is now associated with One Book One New Orleans.  (The OBONO selection is a different title from the Big Read book.)



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From: Center for the Book state centers communication <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Joe Davich
Sent: Thursday, January 7, 2021 4:04 PM
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Subject: Re: Big Read Question


We don't directly apply, but are the library and programming partner for the Big Read with 7 Stages Atlanta. 




On Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 3:52 PM Lisa Comstock <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Good Afternoon and Happy New Year!


Forgive me if this question has been asked before, but has anyone applied for and received an NEA Big Read grant to do a statewide Big Read program?







Lisa Comstock

Director, Connecticut Center for the Book
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Connecticut Humanities

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