BPL Celebrates Alabama Authors And Publishers

March 22, 2001

April Brown Bag Lunch Programs

Please join us at the Birmingham Public Library each Wednesday during April at 12:00 noon for our Brown Bag Lunch series. These programs will be held in the Arrington Auditorium in the Linn-Henley Building at the Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place. The Library provides a beverage. Reservations are not necessary. These programs are free and open to the public. For more information call, 226-3604.

April 4 Getting In Print!
Randall Williams, editor-in-chief of New South Books in Montgomery, Alabama will reveal the secrets of getting books published.

April 11 Kathryn Tucker Windham Alabama Storyteller
Beloved Selma writer and storyteller Kathryn Tucker Windham is the author of such classic titles as 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey and The Bridal Wreath Bush. Her most recent work is Common Threads: Photographs and Stories from the South. Please join us for a delightful hour with one of Alabama's favorite speakers.

April 18 Mike Stewart Alabama Author
Join us for a most entertaining program featuring local attorney-turned-author Mike Stewart. He will discuss his successful Tom McInnes mystery novels. Sins of the Brothers and Dog Island are already hits. He is at work on a third in the series, A Clean Kill, which will be available in about a year.

April 25 Tim Hollis - Alabama Author
Hollis has done extensive research on popular culture in the South. His book Dixie Before Disney explores tourism in the days of tourist courts and roadside attractions. Hollis will discuss his research on tourism and his forthcoming books on cultural life and entertainment in downtown Birmingham and children's television in Alabama. An exhibit of tourist related items from the library's Archives Department will accompany the talk.