• UWA's College of Liberal Arts hosts three novelists in April

    Posted: March 18, 2014

    Author: Public Relations

     The University of West Alabama’s College of Liberal Arts will sponsor three authors reading from their works and signing their books. Each event is free and open to the public.

    Lila Quintero Weaver will be reading from her graphic book, Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White, a remembrance of growing up amid racial conflict in Marion, Ala. Weaver will read on Tuesday, April 8 at 2 p.m. in UWA’s Bell Conference Center. A book signing for Weaver’s novel takes place during a reception following her reading.

    Valerie Miner, author of 28 novels and writer in residence at Stanford University in California, will be reading from Traveling with Spirits, a novel about conflicts of family, faith, and cultures. Miner will read on Wednesday, April 9 at 4 p.m. in the Callaway Schoolhouse, which is directly behind the Moon House. A book signing for Miner’s Traveling with Spirits takes place during a reception following her reading.

    On Thursday, April 17, B. J. Leggett will be reading from his novel, Prosperity, a murder mystery set in Tennessee, at 5 p.m. in the Callaway Schoolhouse. A book signing for Leggett’s novel takes place during a reception following his reading.

    For more information on the events, contact Dr. Joe Taylor or call 205-652-3470
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