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LitHop Celebrates Fresno Literature With Local Writers

Keynote speaker Carmen Giménez Smith reads pieces from her new book during LitHop at Fresno City College on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Story By: Gabbi Micheli, Reporter

April 24, 2018

The Tower District and Fresno City College hosted the third annual LitHop festival on April 21, celebrating literary arts throughout the Fresno community. There were over 150 readers and 40 events that took place from 1 to 7 p.m. The keynote speaker event kicked off with LitHop founder and FCC instructo...

LitHop Finds New Headliner

Carmen Giménez Smith will replace Randa Jarrar as headliner of this year's  LitHop.

Story By: Tommy Tribble, Opinion Editor

April 20, 2018

LitHop 2018, the third annual literary festival in Fresno’s Tower District and Fresno City College, found a new headliner in Carmen Giménez Smith,  according to their website, after Randa Jarrar withdrew from the event amid national controversy after calling former first lady Barbara Bush an "amaz...

Professor Set to Headline LitHop Pulls Out Amid Twitter Controversy

Randa Jarrar, an English professor at Fresno State, cancelled her appearance at LitHop after she made controversial posts on Twitter.

Story By: Ashleigh Panoo, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018

The Fresno State professor set to headline LitHop at Fresno City College has pulled out of the festival just days before, amid national controversy that she called former first lady Barbara Bush an “amazing racist” on Twitter. Randa Jarrar, who was set to speak in the Old Administration Buildin...

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