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Lite Lunch: Zibby Owens & Friends Author Panel

April 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Buxton Books and CLS are excited to welcome back media powerhouse Zibby Owens for a Lite Lunch—and this time she’s bringing friends!

Join us on Friday, April 28, at Noon for a special author panel, featuring a stellar lineup that includes Zibby, Megan Tady (Super Bloom), Joanna Rakoff (My Salinger Year), and Amanda Eyre Ward (The Jetsetters).

Tickets are $48.50 each. Ticket price includes entry into The Charleston Library Society for an author talk with Amanda Eyre Ward, Joanna Rakoff, Megan Tady, and Zibby Owens; a signed copy of Megan Tady’s new book, Super Bloom; and a boxed lunch!

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About the Authors

Megan Tady is a writer and editor running the company Word-Lift. Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post and Ms. Magazine, and she was a finalist for the 2021 Penguin Random House Student Fiction Award. Super Bloom, her sparkling and heartwarming debut novel, will be published on May 2nd by Zibby Books.

Amanda Eyre Ward is the New York Times bestselling author of The Jetsetters (a Reese’s Book Club pick!) and The Lifeguards. Her novels have been featured in People Magazine, The New York Times, and more. Amanda’s work has been optioned for film and television and translated into fifteen languages. 

Joanna Rakoff is the author of the international bestselling memoir My Salinger Year and the bestselling novel A Fortunate Age, winner of the Goldberg Prize for Fiction and the Elle Readers’ Prize. Rakoff’s books have been translated into twenty languages, and the film adaptation of My Salinger Year opened in theaters worldwide in 2021 and is now streaming. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, O: The Oprah Magazine, Vogue, Elle, Porter, and elsewhere, and her new memoir, The Fifth Passenger, is forthcoming from Little, Brown in 2024.

Zibby Owens is an author, award-winning podcaster, entrepreneur, and CEO. Owens founded Zibby Media, a privately-held media company, in 2018, with her award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books. The company has since grown to include the publishing house Zibby Books, the magazine Zibby Mag, the podcast network Zibby Audio, the education platform Zibby Classes, and community events like retreats, a book club, and a writing community. She was celebrated as “New York’s Most Powerful Book-fluencer” by New York Magazine. Owens is a regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and other broadcast outlets. She is the author of the memoir Bookends: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Literature, the children’s book, Princess Charming, and the editor of two anthologies. Owens is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School. She lives in New York with her husband, Kyle Owens of Morning Moon Productions, and her four children. Follow her on Instagram @zibbyowens.


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Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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