March: Book 3 Author Event
John Lewis, a Georgia congressman and civil rights activist, Andrew Aydin, digital director and policy advisor to Lewis, and graphic novelist Nate Powell visited campus in October 2017 to present on “March: Book Three,” their best-selling graphic novel on the Civil Rights Movement.
THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS AT CONCORDIA | MARCH 23-24
The 12th National Book Awards at Concordia was held March 23-24, 2017.
Guest authors were Karan Mahajan, author of The Association of Small Bombs, a 2016 fiction finalist, and Andrés Reséndez, author of The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America, a 2016 nonfiction finalist. Lisa Lucas, new executive director of the National Book Foundation, joined us as well.
John Ydstie, National Public Radio, and our guest authors for had a "Readings and Conversation" event on Thursday, March 23 in the Knutson Campus Center Centrum. A reception and book signing to follow in the Atrium.
John Ydstie '74
John Ydstie '74 will be the host of this year's National Book Awards at Concordia.Host Bio
This activity is funded in part by a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council through a Minnesota State Legislative appropriation.