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Important Dates

Book your tickets to Verse & Vino Nov. 10

Sept. 7. Verse & Vino is back in person with NY Times bestselling authors David Baldacci, Sarah McCoy, Adriana Trigiani and Javier Zamora on deck Nov. 10 for a celebration of reading, writing and the joy of libraries—as well as great wines—at the Charlotte Convention

Sheri Lynch, author and radio legend, will be the emcee of the annual fundraiser for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Verse & Vino is an annual fundraiser for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Foundation, which supports programs, services, digital and print collections, and a growing endowment for the future needs of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

The authors:

• David Baldacci is a global #1 bestselling author, and one of the world’s favorite storytellers. His books are published in over 45 languages and in more than 80 countries, with 150 million copies sold worldwide. His works have been adapted for both
feature film and television.

• Sarah McCoy is the New York Times, USA Today and international bestselling author of the novels Marilla of Green Gables, The Mapmaker’s Children and The Baker’s Daughter. She previously taught English and writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso.

• Beloved by millions of readers around the world for her “dazzling” novels (USA Today), Adriana Trigiani is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty books of fiction and nonfiction, including her latest, The Good Left Undone — an instant New York Times best seller, Book of the Month pick and People’s Book of the Week.

• Javier Zamora was born in La Herradura, El Salvador in 1990. His first poetry collection, Unaccompanied, was published in September 2017. Zamora was a 2018-2019 Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University. His memoir Solito tells the unforgettable story of his harrowing migration from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine. Javier lives in Tucson, AZ.

This year, the Library Foundation hopes to raise $525,000 through Verse & Vino, to support the Library’s mission to create a community of readers and empower individuals with free access to information and the universe of ideas.

More info

More information about Verse & Vino and this year’s featured authors is available at foundation.cmlibrary.org/verse-vino

Buy tickets

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling Teleia White at 704-416-0803.