Sunday, March 31, 2019

Book Event with Janet Brown & Joe Lee - April 8

Come join us for the Book Event with Janet Brown and Joe Lee in the Winston County Library meeting room on April 8th, from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm. Free brown bag lunch for the first 20 participants sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Janet Brown is the author of three previously published books, numerous articles, short stories, and poetry. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, was a writer and editor for University Publications, and taught creative writing at Arkansas State University. She is the winner of an Eppie and is twice a winner of the Eudora Welty Fiction Award for the Novel. A proud mother of three and grandmother of two, she has traveled extensively but considers Mississippi her home.

Joe Lee has a background in radio, television, and journalism and was a radio disc jockey and a television weatherman before becoming a full-time writer. He is Editor-in-Chief of Dogwood Press, a small but traditional publishing house headquartered in Brandon, and has published ten different Mississippi authors including former WLBT chief meteorologist Barbie Bassett, Derringer Award-winning short story author John Floyd of Brandon, and former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce. A graduate of Mississippi State University, Joe has over 1,000 non-fiction news and feature stories to his credit and writes for several Mississippi newspapers and magazines. 40 Days, the sixth volume of his critically-acclaimed Oakdale series, is his eighth novel. He lives in Brandon, Mississippi, with his family.