Schedule of Events

Kick-Off Event

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. | An online kickoff celebration | Watch a recording on YouTube.

Please join us for a virtual kickoff celebration for the book on Wednesday, June 17 at 7 p.m. with keynote speaker Sandy Grande. Grande is Professor of Education and Director of the Center for the Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity at Connecticut College.  Her areas of specialization are Native American/Indigenous Education and Critical Indigenous Theory. Her landmark book Red Pedagogy: Native American Social and Political Thought was recently published in a 10th anniversary edition.


Author Event

Details to be determined. Please check back again soon!

Book Discussions

Looking for a Book Discussion? Check out your local library! Please note that not all libraries will be able to participate this year due to COVID 19. Select book discussions are listed below:

Thursday, July 23, at 6:30pmWaterford Public Library — Book discussion facilitated by Lynne Rogers, professor of english at UConn. Click this link to register for the Zoom meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Multiple copies of Crazy Brave are available in the library for check out.

Tuesday, September 8, from 6:30–7:30pm — Groton Public Library — Book discussion facilitated by Laurie Wolfley, Professor of English at UConn Avery Point. Visit the Groton Public Library calendar of events here for contact information and to register.

Monday, September 14, at 6:30pm — Gales Ferry Library — Book discussion via Zoom facilitated by Librarian Elaine Steele. Copies of Crazy Brave are available at both library branches. Share your thoughts and hear what others have to say. No registration necessary; the Zoom link will be posted on our events page (click here).

Other Programming

One Book One Region invites you to participate in our community memoir project, A Life in One Line. Residents of New London County are invited to submit a one sentence memoir to be compiled in a self-published book entitled A Life in One Line.

Using this link, please submit your one sentence memoir. Additional information about the book will be provided as we get closer to publication at the end of the summer. Looking for inspiration? Read the 2020 One Book One Region selection, Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo.