Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, shares favorite destinations, insights, and often-hilarious tales gleaned during decades spent roaming the twelve-state Midwest region as a travel writer, author, and public television personality.
Author Heath Lee will discuss her book, Winnie Davis: Daughter the Lost Cause, that tells the story of the younger daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis.
What better way to celebrate the Wonder of Words than with an AViD presentation of the most popular poet in America? Mark your calendar for this free presentation by Billy Collins, whose work has been described as quirky, tender or profound observation on the everyday, reading and writing. He will visit Des Moines on book tour for his book, Aimless Love.