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Three Great Authors Left in the Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series

Three Great Authors Left in the Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series
Three Great Authors Left in the Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series
Three Great Authors Left in the Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series

If you have yet to join us for the Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Series...Goodnews! There are three great authors left!!!

Check out our featured author tonight.

Monday May 20th @ 6:30pm Dana Myles In 2008 Dana self-published a thin volume of short, erotic pieces she had written over the years, Satin Sheet Memoirs, Volume 1. Her second book, Let There Be Life!, a romantic comedy about a woman’s pursuit of “life after divorce” was self-published while Dana was earning her Master of Professional Writing in 2011. Her latest published book, Hello Diva is a story of self-discovery and acceptance. http://satinsheet.nowatapress.com/

This week we will also have...

 Wednesday May 22nd @ 6:30pm Charlene Porter with Special Guest, Councilman Christopher Herndon Charlene is the author of the #1 bestseller and NAACP Image Award finalist, Boldfaced Lies, “recommended” by Denver Public School Libraries as, “an important book about a shameful era of Colorado history.” Her first two sequels in this ongoing saga, featuring an achievement-oriented (mostly African American) family, companion books Eeny Meeny Miney Mo and If She Hollers, will be in book stores early 2014. The author will be selling copies of her book and donating the proceeds to the Denver Public Library. Prize drawing will be sponsored by the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. Light Refreshments. www.CharlenePorter.com

Councilman Christopher Herndon is from Kansas City, Missouri. A 1999 West Point graduate, he spent nearly seven years in the United States Army. He served three years in Germany where he led a peace keeping mission to Kosovo. He completed his military commitment stationed at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, assumed command of a 100 plus unit performing logistical missions in Iraq, and led a unit responsible for the training of newly commissioned lieutenants. While serving at Fort Sill, Chris earned his Master’s Degree in Management from Webster University.

And last but not least, Allison Cotton has been reschedule.

Monday June 3rd @ 6:30pm Allison M. Cotton, Ph.D. Dr. Cotton is an Associate Professor of Criminology at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. Dr. Cotton has published several papers on criminal justice topics, including but not limited to the death penalty, eye-witness identifications, lethal behavior, and expert witnesses. Her first book, Effigy: Images of Capital Defendants was released in the summer of 2008. Her latest book, co-authored with Gregg Barak and Paul Leighton; Class, Race, Gender & Crime: the Social Realities of Justice in America 4th edition is forthcoming. Dr. Cotton is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Society of Criminology, and Coloradans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.

Interested in learning about how you can participate in the next Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers Series please contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at 720-865-2401 or email blairstaff@denverlibrary.org