BPL Celebrates Alabama Authors And Publishers
March 22, 2001
April Brown Bag
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 –
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.
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.