Authors

Libraries invite authors to talk about diversity

Three local libraries will host a virtual tour with authors Dr Carolyn B. Helsel and Dr Yvette Joy Harris-Smith at 7:30 pm on Monday June 14th. Helsel and Harris-Smith will discuss their book, “The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences,” and have a conversation on how …

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Author William Rainer’s new book “It Was a Beautiful October Day” is an autobiographical compilation of heartfelt childhood stories that span the gamut of emotions.

LAKE FOREST, Minnesota (PRWEB) June 03, 2021 William Rainer, a Wisconsin-born outdoor enthusiast, has completed his new book “It Was a Beautiful October Day”: an autobiographical compilation of the stories from his life that led him to discover the man in his soul. Having enjoyed being a stranger in weird …

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Did the legendary Savannah author teach a chicken to walk backwards?

Do you remember David Letterman’s “Stupid Pet Tricks”? The greatest writer Savannah has ever produced would fit right into Letterman’s wacky segment. Flannery O’Connor is one of the South’s most beloved authors. The deeply sardonic writer, whose work is described as “Southern Gothic”, wrote the novels “Wise Blood” and “The …

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Sarah Pinsker, Science Fiction Author, on “We Are Satellites”

Science fiction novelist Sarah Pinsker believes she owes the late Ursula K. Le Guin an apology. About thirty years ago, Le Guin discussed his essay, “Why Are Americans Afraid of Dragons?” during a question-and-answer session with an author in Toronto. A fourteen-year-old Pinsker raised her hand. “Are we still afraid …

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Navy veteran becomes bestselling author | Local News

Today’s Veteran: Jack McDevitt, 86 Service: Marine, 4 years, 4 months Tasks: communication specialist Duty stations: Japan, Washington DC and Newport, RI His story: Jack McDevitt thought he would be an aviator when he enlisted in the Navy until his vision test results showed he was partially color blind. But …

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