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An Evening with Mia P. Manansala: Pygmalion

2022-09-22 18:30:00 2022-09-22 19:30:00 America/Chicago An Evening with Mia P. Manansala: Pygmalion Urbana Free Library - Busey Mills Reading Room

Thursday, September 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-09-22 18:30:00 2022-09-22 19:30:00 America/Chicago An Evening with Mia P. Manansala: Pygmalion Join us for a reading and book signing with mystery author Mia P. Manansala as part of Pygmalion 2022! This author visit is generously sponsored by The Urbana Free Library Foundation. Urbana Free Library - Busey Mills Reading Room

Urbana Free Library

Busey Mills Reading Room

Join us for a reading and book signing with mystery author Mia P. Manansala as part of Pygmalion 2022! This author visit is generously sponsored by The Urbana Free Library Foundation.

Mia P. Manansala (she/her) is a certified book coach and the author of Arsenic and Adobo, which garnered starred reviews from Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Shelf Awareness, and has won multiple awards. The New York Times stated, “Manansala peppers the narrative with enough red herrings to keep readers from guessing the killer, but the strength of the novel is how family, food and love intertwine in meaningful and complex ways,” which are common themes in her writing. The sequel, Homicide and Halo-Halo, is out now.


She is the winner of the 2022 RUSA Reading List for Mystery, 2021 Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 2021 Chicago Reader’s Best New Novel by a Chicagoan, 2018 Hugh Holton Award, the 2018 Eleanor Taylor Bland Crime Fiction Writers of Color Award, the 2017 William F. Deeck - Malice Domestic Grant for Unpublished Writers, and the 2016 Mystery Writers of America/Helen McCloy Scholarship.


A lover of all things geeky, Mia spends her days procrasti-baking, playing JRPGs and dating sims, reading cozy mysteries and diverse romance, and cuddling her dogs Gumiho and Max Power.

Books will be available to purchase at the reading.

This event is generously funded by The Urbana Free Library Foundation.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Adult |

TAGS: | authors@UFL |

Urbana Free Library

Phone: 217-367-4057

Hours
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Tue, Oct 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
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Fri, Oct 07 9:00AM to 6:00PM
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About the library

Conveniently located at the corner of Race and Green in downtown Urbana.

Upcoming events

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

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Urbana Free Library - Busey Mills Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

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Market Place Mall

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Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room,Zoom

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Urbana Free Library - Zoom

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

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Urbana Free Library - Megan's Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - Zoom

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

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Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

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Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Nov 03, 11:00am - 6:00pm
Urbana Free Library - MacFarlane-Hood Reading Room

Thu, Nov 03, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Urbana Free Library - The Lewis Auditorium

Thu, Nov 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Urbana Free Library - The Satterthwaite Conference Room