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Washington Post Live Features Talks with Michael J. Fox, Joy Harjo

Head shots of Michael J. Fox and Joy Harjo, with National Book Festival poster illustration

The Washington Post and the Library have just announced a collaboration to host two National Book Festival programs on Washington Post Live to kick off the festival on Sept. 17. The festival runs through Sept. 26. To mark the start of this year’s festival, audiences are invited to tune in to Washington Post Live for live-streamed conversations with two notable voices.

  • Friday, Sept. 17 11 a.m. ET: Michael J. Fox, actor, philanthropist and author of “No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality,” in conversation with Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart. Learn more here: wapo.st/nbf2021.
  • Friday, Sept. 17 11:25 a.m. ETU.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, author of “Poet Warrior: A Memoir,” in conversation with Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart. Learn more here: wapo.st/nbf2021.

These presentations join live talks with dozens of authors, streaming video presentations, NPR podcasts, PBS broadcast, two in-person events at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. and a series of National Book Festival events near you. For more details, check out the full National Book Festival schedule.

Join us for the 2021 National Book Festival, Sept. 17-26. Audiences are invited to create their own festival experience this year, with programs in a range of formats. Subscribe to this blog for future updates on the festival, and visit the festival website.

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