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An Evening with Authors
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Providence Public Library
225 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
Auditorium (3rd Floor)
Robin Kall of Reading with Robin presents authors Jane Green, Sarah McCoy and Jenna Blum for the 2013 An Evening with Authors panel discussion. Join Robin in a discussion style format where you will hear what goes on behind the scenes in the book world and get the inside scoop from the authors on what they are working on now! Book sales through Bank Square Books.
We are happy to bring this year's event to the recently renovated Providence Public Library and give you an opportunity to tour the Library's beautifully restored spaces.
This event is to benefit the Love, Carol Foundation (www.lovecarol.org) and to usher in Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thanks so very much for your support throughout the years!
The ticket info can be found at: www.aneveningwithauthors13.eventbrite.com
About the Authors
JANE GREEN is the author of 14 New York Times bestselling novels, dealing with real women and all the things life throws at them, with her trademark wisdom, wit and warmth. She is a former feature writer for the Daily Express in the UK. Her first book, Straight Talking, the saga of a single career girl looking for the right man, was an immediate top-ten bestseller in England. Green's complex, character-driven novels explore the concerns of real women's lives, from marriage (The Other Woman) to motherhood (Another Piece of My Heart) to divorce, stepchildren, affairs, and most recently, midlife crises (Family Pictures).
Her A Modern Fairytale written for ABC News was their first enhanced digital book - about the history of Royal marriages. She has written a micro-series for Dove starring Alicia Keyes, many short stories, and has contributed to various anthologies, as well as regularly appearing on television shows including Good Morning America and The Today Show.
SARAH McCOY is author of the international bestseller and 2012 Goodreads Choice Award Best Historical Fiction nominee The Baker’s Daughter. Her first novel is The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico. She has taught English writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso. The daughter of an Army officer, her family was stationed in Germany during her childhood. She calls Virginia home but presently lives with her husband, an Army physician, and dog, Gilbert, in El Paso, Texas. She is currently working on her third novel for Crown/Random House.
JENNA BLUM is the New York Times and # 1 international bestselling author of Those Who Save Us (Harcourt, 2004) and The Stormchasers (Dutton, 2010). Jenna is also one of Oprah's Top Thirty Women Writers.
Jenna's critcally acclaimed The Stormchasers, which Jenna researched by chasing tornadoes for six years with stormchase company Tempest Tours, is also Boston Globe bestseller, a Target Emerging Author Pick, and a BORDERS bestseller.
Jenna attended Kenyon College and Boston University, where she earned an M.A. in Creative Writing, taught Creative and Communications Writing for five years and was the editor of AGNI Literary Magazine. For 15 years, Jenna has taught master novel workshops in Boston for Grub Street Writers; she now writes monthly Writer on The Road and Friday Five-0 columns for Grub Daily. Jenna currently lives with photographer Jim Reed and black Lab Woodrow in Wichita, Kansas, where she is writing the screenplay for Those Who Save Us and researching her third book.