Racial justice, gender, feminism, immigration on Wisconsin Book Festival menu

The lineup for this year’s Wisconsin Book Festival was released Thursday and it came as a big relief for festival director Conor Moran to let his secrets out.

It’s the day the festival “stops living in my head and people get to see what I’ve been working on for five months,” Moran said.

It’s the day he gets to announce that poet Nikki Giovanni is appearing, even though he’s known since May.

Giovanni “appearing” is a bit of misnomer because the free festival, running Oct. 15-17, is taking place online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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