The following was submitted by Mendell Morgan, director of El Progreso Memorial Library.
Seven authors will be featured in a book signing set Saturday at El Progreso Memorial Library.
The writing duo of Javier Zamora, son of the late longtime library fixture Olga Cardona Zamora, and J. Aaron Pratt will join local writers Paulette Jiles, Lena “Marina” Garcia, Katharine Hamilton, and Michael Earney as well as Uvalde native Bowie Ibarra from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Paulette Jiles is an American poet and novelist. Born in Salem, Missouri, she is a national best-selling author who was educated at the University of Missouri with a degree in romance languages.
Among her titles are “Cousins,” a memoir, and the bestselling novels “Enemy Women,” “Stormy Weather,” “The Color of Lightning,” and “News of the World” which was a finalist for the National Book Award.
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