What’s up this season? Check out the lineup.
April 5: George Saunders, author of “Tenth of December,” a finalist for the National Book Award.
Charlotte Writers Club
Sept. 20: Linda Vigen Phillips, N.C. author of the young adult novel “Crazy.”
Nov. 15: Kim Wright, Charlotte author most recently of “Last Ride to Graceland.”
Dec. 29: Nora Gaskin, N.C. author of “Until Proven: A Mystery in Two Parts.”
Feb. 21: Tommy Tomlinson, author of the upcoming memoir “The Elephant in the Room.”
Sept. 13: Tom Gilroy, who’s written and directed three films, including “Spring Forward,” and written three books of haiku and political columns.
Sept. 28: Jeanne-Marie Jackson, author of “South African Literature’s Russian Soul: Forms of Global Isolation,” and assistant professor of English at Johns Hopkins University.
Oct. 5: Reggie Love, author of “Power Forward: My Presidential Education,” who will speak about his time as personal assistant to President Barack Obama.
Oct. 20: Alan Michael Parker and Karl Plank, both Davidson professors and with three Pushcart Prizes and a Thomas Carter Prize between them.
Feb. 6: Lorrie Moore, a fiction writer who’s won The Irish Times Prize for International Literature, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the PEN/Malamud Award, the O. Henry Award and more.
Oct. 13: Marlon James, author of 2015 Man Booker Prize winner “A Brief History of Seven Killings.”
Oct. 27: Sarah Vowell, journalist, essayist and most recently author of “Lafayette in the Somewhat United States.”
Nov. 17: Marie Howe, poet, Guggenheim Fellow and author of “The Kingdom of Ordinary Time.”
Jan. 19: Leslie Rindoks, editor and author of “13 Terrifying Tales.”
Feb. 9: Denise Kiernan, journalist and author of “Signing Their Lives Away.”
Feb. 23: Reginald Dwayne Betts, poet and author of “A Question of Freedom: A Memoir of Learning, Survival and Coming of Age in Prison.”
March 9: Erik Larson, author of “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania.”
April 1: Dan Santat, author/illustrator of “The Little Read” and the Caldecott-winning “The Adventures of Beekle.”
Sept. 15: Reading by Robert Lopez, author of “Part of the World” and “Kamby Bolongo Meen River” and Sam Ligon, author of several short story collections and novels, including “Among the Dead and Dreaming.”
Queens University of Charlotte
Nov. 14: Ingrid Jungermann, with screening of her “Women Who Kill” Nov. 15.
Dec. 6: Julie Funderburk, poetry reading.