This Wednesday, Louisville author Leesa Cross-Smith and Carmichael’s Bookstore will attend an online event to discuss her book, “This Close to Okay”.
The event will take place on Wednesday, September 15 at 4 p.m. and will be available for viewing via A Mighty Blaze on Youtube and Facebook. The event will be hosted by the host of Authors Love Bookstores Kimberly Hensle Lowrance.
A Mighty Blaze was born out of a need for writers to connect with readers, etc. The effects of COVID removed the ability to hold traditional book tours and readings, so A Mighty Blaze stepped in to address that loss.
Cross-Smith’s book, “This close to good” has been chosen for several large book clubs and takes place when two strangers meet while one of them is standing on the edge of a bridge. What happens the following weekend between the characters gives readers a chance to understand how a moment can be exactly what’s needed. The book and its author Cross-Smith have received wide acclaim, with the writer Roxane Gay calling Cross-Smith an “accomplished storyteller”.
Carmichael Bookstore has been a Louisville staple for over 40 years.
Watch live, and a listener who asks a question or leaves a comment will have a chance to win a copy of “This Close to Okay”.
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