Free Event

Flagler Lecture: Elizabeth Stuckey-French & Patricia Henley

Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 7 p.m.

Two award-winning authors will talk about their work in this Flagler College Writers in Residence lecture.

The Flagler Room is off the main Rotunda at Flagler College
74 King Street, St. Augustine, FL, 32084
(904) 829-6481
  • Please Note: This event is from 2015.

    As part of its continuing Writers-in-Residence series, Flagler College presents a lecture and discussion by award-winning authors Elizabeth Stuckey-French and Patricia Henley on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 7 p.m.

    The two Florida writers have recently collaborated on a novel for young adults, Where Wicked Starts, which tells the story of 14-year-old Nick and the challenges she faces in adapting to a new home and a new step-family after the death of her mother. The book is set in a fictional town that closely resembles St. Augustine.

    Elizabeth Stuckey-French has written two other novels in addition to Where Wicked Starts: The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady, and Mermaids on the Moon. She is also co-author (with Janet Burroway and Ned Stuckey-French) of Writing Fiction: A Guide to the Narrative Craft. Her short stories have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Gettysburg Review, Southern  Review, and The O’Henry Prize Stories 2005. She teaches writing at Florida State University.

    Patricia Henley is the author of two other novels, four short-story collections and two chapbooks of poetry. Her first book of stories, Friday Night at Silver Star, was the winner of the Montana First Book Award, and her first novel, Hummingbird House, was a finalist for both the National Book Award and The New Yorker Fiction Prize.  Her second novel, In the River Sweet, was widely praised and was a Border’s Original Voices selection. She taught in the MFA program at Purdue University for 25 years.

    Admission is free.

    When? The lecture and discussion will take place on Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 7 p.m.

    Where? The Flagler Room is located on the Flagler College campus at 74 King St. in St. Augustine. (The Flagler Room is just off the main Rotunda on the first floor of the Ponce Building.)

    For more information, call (904) 819-6282 or visit here.

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