Author Events

Author Book Event with Local Author Melanie Dickerson

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meet author Melanie Dickerson and get a signed copy of her new book, The Captive Maiden at Monrovia Public Library.  For more information contact chewitt [at] hmcpl [dot] org or call 256-489-3392.

"Christmas Tree Angel' Author Visit

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Hear author and actress Lisa Soland talk about her book The Christmas Tree Angel. Following the author's reading, families will be invited to make their own special Christmas ornament.

Author Chat Book Club: Jamie Dodson

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Award-winning author joins our discussion of his novel, Flying Boats & Spies

 

It's a historical fiction set in the golden age of aviation, but it's also a terrific adventure story about a teenager who gets involved in the pre-WWII spy theatre. 

Copies are available at the Library, for $8 each including tax. Ask for Sophie Young at the Reference Desk, 2nd Floor.

Meet the Author: John Pritchard

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, December 2, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

John Pritchard brings back bawdy philosopher Junior Ray, along with his sidekick Voyd Mudd, in this third hilarious installment of the critically acclaimed “Junior Ray” series.

In Sailing to Alluvium, Pritchard continues the madcap adventures of the duo, who have become “diktectives” to stop the murderous activities of a semi-secret, lethal organization of Southern women, the AUNTY BELLES, headed by Miss Attica Rummage.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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How I Write: NaNoWriMo 101

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

You know you want to write that novel, but you’re facing a blank computer screen.  Where do you begin, and how do you keep going?  Three published Alabama authors share how they approach writing a novel.

Get geared up for the 2013 National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), with activities starting November 1.  And get those words on the page.

Discover the Writer in You Book Release

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate the release of the Murphy Writers' Group's first anthology, Discover the Writer in You, on Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. in the Main Library - 2nd Floor Meeting Room.

This publication includes the works of members of the Murphy Writers' Group and Teen Authors' Workshop. There is no charge to attend.

Discover the Writer in You book release

Celebrate the release of the Murphy Writers' Group's first anthology, Discover the Writer in You, on Saturday, September 21, at 2 p.m. Read more »

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book, The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel. Read more »

Meet the Author: Sena Jeter Naslund

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Just in time for Christmas, New York Times bestseller Sena Jeter Naslund comes back to the Library to discuss her new book,
The Fountain of St. James Court; or, Portrait of the Artist as an Old Woman: A Novel.

Join us for a stimulating talk with this Huntsville favorite!
Books will be available for purchase and signing.

 

CANCELLED: Video Chat with Author Daniel R. Schwarz

Meet New York author Dan Schwarz in this special video chat, and discuss his book Endtimes?: Crises and Turmoil at the New York Times, 1999-2009. Read more »

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