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Roswell Reads Literary Luncheon with Kim Michele Richardson



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15th Annual Roswell Reads Literary Luncheon


The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Featuring Author Kim Michele Richardson
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Roswell Adult Recreation Center



About the Author
Kim Michele Richardson is a bestselling author who lives in Kentucky. She's an advocate for the prevention of child and domestic abuse and the author of the bestselling memoir The Unbreakable Child; a book critic for the New York Journal of Books; and the founder of Shy Rabbit, a writers' residency scholarship. Her previous novels include Liar's Bench, GodPretty in the Tobacco Field, and The Sisters of Glass Ferry.

Kim Talks About Her Writing and the Book
I love exploring my birthplace in my writings: the beautiful, brutal and mysterious Kentucky land and its people. I have traveled to mostly every corner and nook of Kentucky and am always searching for another cranny to discover. I impart my novels with my fierce love for the land, showcase its intriguing people, history, and forgotten song of the region, exploring historical social injustices and the unusual and cherished traditions, myths and legends of Kentucky. More than anything, I write human stories set in a unique landscape. Knowing one small piece of this world, the earth, the sky, the plants, the people and the very air of it—helps us understand the sufferings and joys of others—ourselves.

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, delves into the Pack Horse Library Project of 1935 and the factual blue people of eastern Kentucky. It's a fascinating story, one I feel privileged to write—a tale of tribute to the fearsome librarians who traveled on horseback and mule to provide books to the poor and isolated communities in Kentucky.



Sponsors of this event include: The Roswell and East Roswell Libraries, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System; The City of Roswell; Roswell Rotary; Publix; and the Friends of the Roswell Library, and Friends of the East Roswell Library.


Tickets


Luncheon tickets are $20 each and will be sold online only at RoswellReads2020.eventbrite.com. Space is limited. Please register in advance. No refunds. We will do our best to seat book club members together but there are no reserved seating guarantees. When registering, please have all members include the name of the book club. The deadline for reservations is midnight, Friday, March 6, 2020. If you cannot make reservations online, or if you miss the deadline, please contact us at RoswellReads@gmail.com or call Debbie Weiss at 770-992-6368.



Find out more about Roswell Reads at www.RoswellReads.com
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