Thursday, March 10, 2011

Tickets still available for Queens' Book and Author events

Three popular N.C. writers with recent novels will visit Queens University of Charlotte next week for the Friends of the Library's 40th annual Book and Author events:

  • Asheville's Sarah Addison Allen. Her New York Times bestselling novels include "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" and "Garden Spells." She has new book, "The Peach Keepers."
  • Raleigh's Angela Davis-Gardner, author of "Plum Wine." She also has a new novel, "Butterfly's Child." Davis-Gardner, who was born in Charlotte, is a professor emerita at N.C. State University.

  • Chapel Hill's Minrose Gwin. Her 2010 debut novel, "The Queen of Palmyra," won strong reviews. A UNC Chapel Hill English professor, she also has a memoir, "Snow."

The three authors will speak at a dinner, 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, and at a luncheon on Wednesday, March 15. A luncheon reception begins at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $55 for the dinner , $40 for the luncheon.

For tickets: 704-688-2708 or email