A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

Meghan Cox Gurdon


Appearing Courtesy of The Arizona Daily Star

Meghan Cox Gurdon is the author of the acclaimed 2019 work of nonfiction, “The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction.”  She’s also a weekly columnist for the Wall Street Journal, where she writes about children’s books every Saturday, and a co-host of the Femsplainers podcast. A former foreign correspondent and graduate of Bowdoin College, Meghan has five children with her husband, the English journalist Hugo Gurdon. She and her family divide their time between Maryland and Maine.

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Scheduled events:
Listen Up: Reading Aloud Will Change Your Life!
Meghan Cox Gurdon discusses her research for “The Enchanted Hour,” and why reading aloud together makes us smarter, happier and more closely connected.

Crowdcast (Seats 1000)
Wed, Feb 3, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science

Panelist: Meghan Cox Gurdon
Moderator: Veronica Cruz-Mercado
Listen up: Reading Aloud Will Change Your Life!
Meghan Cox Gurdon discusses her research for “The Enchanted Hour,” and why reading aloud together makes us smarter, happier and more closely connected.

Arizona Daily Star Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science

Panelist: Meghan Cox Gurdon
Moderator: Veronica Cruz-Mercado

Book:
The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power Of Reading Aloud
The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
HarperCollins Publishers
January 2020
ISBN 9780062562821
Paperback, 304 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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