Author Beth Ann Fennelly is coming home -- for a visit at least. Fennelly, originally from Lake Forest, and her husband, Tom Franklin, will be in the Chicago area on October 22 and 23, 2013, to talk about their new book, "The Tilted World."
On Tuesday, October 22, they will be at The Book Cellar at 7:00 pm, for a signing and reading. The Book Cellar is located at 4736-38 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Call (773) 293-2665 or email email@example.com for more information. A jazz ensemble will also be performing.
On Wednesday, October 23, there are two opportunities to meet and talk to the authors. In the morning they will be signing and reading from their book at a brunch hosted by the Lake Forest Book Store from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The brunch is at Jolly Good Fellows Sweet Boutique, 270 Market Square in Lake Forest. The cost for the brunch, including the book, is $33. Please call (847) 234-4420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
On Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm, the authors will be appearing at the Highland Park Library, 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park, for a reading, signing and discussion of their book. For more information contact Beth Keller at (847) 432-1573 or email email@example.com.
The book, set in 1927, is described as "A beautifully crafted work of historical fiction. "The Tilted World" is a haunting story of love and second chances, faith and family, and a deft drama that explores all the ways our history can define us."
Tom Franklin is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of "Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter," which was nominated for nine awards and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the prestigious Crime Writers’ Association’s Gold Dagger Award. His previous works include the Edgar-winning story, "Poachers," from the collection under the same title, as well as "Hell at the Breech," and "Smonk." Winner of a 2001 Guggenheim Fellowship, he teaches in the University of Mississippi’s MFA program.
Beth Ann Fennelly, from Lake Forest, has won grants from the NEA and United States Artists, as well as a Fulbright to Brazil. Her honors include the Kenyon Review Prize and three inclusions in The Best American Poetry. Fennelly has published three volumes of poetry, along with her nonfiction book, Great with Child.
She directs the University of Mississippi’s MFA program, where she was named the 2011 Outstanding Teacher of the Year. Tom and Beth Ann live in Oxford, Mississippi with their three children.
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