Author Events

Meet the Author: Kimberla Lawson Roby

The Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club welcomes best-selling author Kimberla Lawson Roby to the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library on Saturday, January 12, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Celebration of Writing with Murphy Writers Group

Location: Eleanor E. Murphy Branch Library
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Murphy Writers Group will be hosting a celebration of writing on Sat, Dec 8th at 2pm in the 2nd Floor Meeting Room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL 35801. The event will include guest speakers, readings by members of the writing group, and a progressive story.

Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free.

Guest speakers are  Dr. Monita Soni and "Steve" Gierhart.

Speaker Biographies:

Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction

Dr. Jennifer C. Garlen, author of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching, will discuss "Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction" on Tuesday, March 12, at noon at the Main Library. Read more »

A Celebration of Writing

Celebrate the art and craft of writing with the Murphy Writers Group on Saturday, December 8, at 2 p.m. in the second-floor meeting room at the Main Library, 915 Monroe St. Read more »

Reserve your seat at 'Tasia's Table'

Tasia Malakasis, owner of the famed Belle Chèvre fromagerie in rural North Alabama, will talk about her passion and philosophy on food during a tasting event at the Madison Public Library on Saturday, November 17, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Meet the Author: Adam Vines

Adam Vines has a passion for poetry and for fishing. You can hear him talk about both and more on Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the main Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, 915 Monroe St. The Huntsville Literary Association is bringing him to town. The program is open to the public. Read more »

Meet the Author: Adam Vines

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

The Huntsville Literary Association hosts an afternoon with poet Adam Vines, author of The Coal Life and editor of Birmingham Poetry Review. The public is invited. 

Classic Films in Focus

Jennifer Garlen, author of Kermit Culture: Critical Perspectives on Jim Henson’s Muppets, will present a film/lecture series on two classic films from Hollywood’s golden age. This is the first event of an ongoing series exploring movies from her new book, Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Films Worth Watching. Read more »

Meet the Authors: Frye Gaillard and Sena Jeter Naslund

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

This double-header author event features Frye Gaillard, who discusses his latest book, The Books That Mattered: A Reader’s Memoir.  In this collection of essays, Frye pays tribute to the writings that enriched and altered his life.  Frye also talks about Sena Jeter Naslund, whose novels Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer and Adam & Eve are included in the memoir, and he introduces this Southern author favorite.  Sena then carries the discussion over to her own formidable work.

Huntsville Literary Association Salon

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 2:00pm - 4:45pm

The Huntsville Literary Association presents Dr. Monita Soni, who will present an homage to the magical poetry and art of Rabindra Nath Tagore, first Indian Nobel Laureate for literature.

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