Author Events

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt.

Sunday * August 25 * 2-4pm

Main Library Auditorium

915 Monroe Street * Huntsville

For more information, contact Sophie Young at 256-532-2362.

Special Literary Concert: The Poetry of Alabama Music

Location: Main Library
Date: Sunday, August 25, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Frye Gaillard and Kathryn Scheldt intertwine music and poetry in this special literary concert.

Frye, author and writer in residence at the University of South Alabama, discusses the literature and poetry of music and songwriting.  Then Nashville recording artist and singer-songwriter Kathryn performs songs from her collaboration with Frye: their book/CD project, The Quilt.

Ponypalooza at Madison Public Library!

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Attention, Everypony! All pony fans, bronies and pegasisters won't want to miss Ponypalooza at Madison Public Library!

Book Fair Event: Meet the Author! Heather Montgomery

Location: Main Library
Date: Monday, January 28, 2013 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Heather Montgomery will visit the Main Library on Jan. 28 at 4:30pm to meet kids and sign copies of her book, Wild Discoveries: Wacky New Animals (available in our Scholastic Book Fair!)

Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first fiction book, Eden Rise.

This critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity.

William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led, and historian Dan T. Carter both call Eden Rise “gripping.”  Allen Wier, author of Tehano, remarks on Norrell’s “keen sense of place and the nuances of character” and calls the tale “realistic and haunting.” Read more »

Meet the Author: Jeff Norrell

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Date: Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Award-winning historian Robert J. Norrell talks about his first fiction book, Eden Rise.

This critically acclaimed novel depicts a young man embroiled in a civil-rights conflict that divides his family, his town, and his own identity.

William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led, and historian Dan T. Carter both call Eden Rise “gripping.”  Allen Wier, author of Tehano, remarks on Norrell’s “keen sense of place and the nuances of character” and calls the tale “realistic and haunting.”

Author Talk and Book Signing featuring Melanie Dickerson

Location: Monrovia Public Library
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Meet author Melanie Dickerson and get a signed copy of her new book, Fairest Beauty.  Ms. Dickerson is an award-winning, local author who writes young adult fiction.

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "The YA Market"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Write Right Lunch & Learn: "The YA Market"

Tuesday, February 12

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

What is YA and who reads it? What are the "tricks" of writing for young adults? How can I improve my own writing? Traditional publishing or self-publishing?

 

Speaker: Beck McDowell, author of This is Not a Drill

Love in the Library Valentine Fair

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Love in the Library Valentine Fair

Saturday, January 26, 2013

2:00-4:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Auditorium

 

Write Right: "Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction"

Location: Main Library
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 

Write Right: "Writing and Publishing Non-Fiction"

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Main Library, 915 Monroe Street

Second Floor Events Room

 

Speaker: Dr. Jennifer C. Garlen, author of Beyond Casablanca: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching

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