Oct. 27, 2020-- As part of this year's Toms River: NEA Big Read, Burning Bright author Ron Rash will host several virtual keynote events Nov. 10.
The first event in the afternoon will be open exclusively to district teachers and students who are reading the novel as part of the literacy program. Students and educators will hear from Rash about his career, experiences in Appalachia, and his process writing the book, and then be offered the chance to ask questions in the interactive format.
A second virtual discussion will take place at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The event will be livestreamed and can be accessed here. Toms River: NEA Big Read partners, community members, parents, and anyone who has read or is planning to read Burning Bright is strongly encouraged the watch the event and gain insight from the award-winning author.
Participants for the evening event are encouraged to submit their questions for the author via Twitter and by tagging @wearetrschools or @TRBigRead and using the hashtag #AskRonRash.