As appearing in yesterday's Sunday Gazette
November 13, 2010
Book Notes: Nov. 14, 2010
By Staff reports
The Charleston Gazette
Writer Dinty Moore at MU
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Writer Dinty Moore will read from his work at 8 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Shawkey Room of the Memorial Student Center at Marshall University.
Moore is the author of five books of prose. His memoir, "Between Panic and Desire" (University of Nebraska), was winner of the 2009 Grub Street Nonfiction Book Prize.
Moore has published essays and stories in The Southern Review, The Georgia Review, Harper's, and The New York Times Sunday Magazine. Awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction. He directs the creative writing program at Ohio University.
The lecture is free and open to the public. Call Art Stringer 304-696-2403.
Fayette author signing
SMITHERS, W.Va. -- Dale Payne will sign copies of his book, "Fayette County the Early Years: Late 1800's-Early 1900's," from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 20 at The Christian Family Book Shoppe, in Smithers.
Payne is a retired state trooper and magistrate. He has written histories of Paint Creek and Cabin Creek. His latest book contains more than 600 photographs and covers 112 towns in Fayette County in its 317 pages.
The book may be pre-purchased for signing by calling 304-442-2142 or visiting http://www.christianfamilybookshoppe.com/.
Author to sign novel
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Lesley Hager will be sign copies of her debut novel, "Coincidence," from noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 8 at The Book Shop, 57 MacCorkle Ave. SW, South Charleston. Copies of the book can be purchased at www.wings-press.com. More information available at www.lesleyhager.blogspot.com.