Author Sapphire to read at SUNY Ulster on Nov. 17
WHAT: Author reading WHEN; Nov. 17 from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: College Lounge in Vanderlyn Hall on SUNY Ulster campus, 491 Cottekill Road, Stone Ridge
DETAILS: Best-selling author Sapphire will present a book reading from her works as part of the Herbert H. and Sofia P. Reuner Library Writers Series. Nicholas Haines, a professor of English at SUNY Ulster, will interview the author and moderate an audience discussion. Sapphire is the author of two bestselling novels, “Push” and “The Kid.” “Push” was made into the Academy Award-winning major motion film, Precious. Sapphire is also the author of two collections of poetry. Her presentation, poetry, novels and the film “Precious,” all speak to issues of overcoming adversity and empowerment. The event is free and open to the public.
CONTACT: Visit libguides.sunyulster.edu/writers_series for more information.