Thursday, April 19, 2012

Book Signing at William Carey U's Homecoming

The following was released by William Carey University:



            William Carey University will hold a Homecoming Book Sale and Signing at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in front of Wilkes Dining Hall on the Hattiesburg campus. This event is just one of the many to take place during WCU’s Homecoming weekend April 20-21. Featured authors are Dr. Garry Breland, Sonya Bridges, Dr. Walter Butler, Dr. Lorie Fulton, Jack O. Giles, Robert Hensarling, Dr. Benny J. Hornsby, Whitney Miller, Jerry W. Mixon, Dr. Kevin Shearer, Dr. David W. Spencer, Rell Webber, and Sylvia Williams. All writers are alumni and faculty of the university with the exception of Whitney Miller, whose parents are Carey alumni.

            Dr. Garry Breland of Hattiesburg  is the author of Whole Cloth: Sacred Stories in Verse. Sonya Bridges of Laurel, is the author of A Snail’s Pace. Dr. Walter Butler of Seminary wrote A Mansion in Glory Land. Dr. Lorie Watkins Fulton of Hattiesburg is the author of William Faulkner, Gavin Stevens, and the Cavalier Tradition. Jack O. Giles of Meridian wrote Fascinating Miracles in the Life of a Country Preacher and Hope for You, and Robert Hensarling of McComb wrote Oh No! Not another when I was a little boy story. 

            Dr. Benny J. Hornsby of Hattiesburg is the author of A Navy Chaplain’s Devotions for Afloat and Ashore, and Whitney Miller of Poplarville is the author of Modern Hospitality. Jerry Mixon of Madison wrote The Road Back Home, and Dr. Kevin Shearer of Hattiesburg, Grace Works. Dr. David W. Spencer of Milton, Fla., wrote Strolling Through the Cemetery, Stuff They Forgot to Mention at the Seminary, and Rell Webber of Terry wrote The Legend of Luke Steel.  Sylvia Barkemeyer Williams of West Point wrote Paul Bear Bryant: Football Legend Stories and From Where We Live: the Gulf Coast.

            The public is invited to attend the book sale and signing, free of charge. For more information, call 601-318-6524.

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