Tampa native Arthur Savage and Tampa Bay History Center curator Rodney Kite-Powell will present and discuss their collaborative book, Tampa Bay's Waterfront, at noon Aug. 27 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.
Applications are available at tampabay.com/expos/festival-of-reading for vendors and volunteers for the 2017 Tampa Bay Times Festival of Reading, which will take place Nov. 11 at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Author applications are now closed.
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