Addison Twp. Public Library

Author Gloria Nixon-John Talk and Signing

  • When Jul 30, 2015 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Addison Township Public Library
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  • Contact Phone 248-628-7180
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Gloria Nixon-John

The Addison Township Public Library is offering an opportunity for residents to meet Learning from Lady Chatterley author Gloria Nixon-John at the library on Thursday, July 30, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.,1400 Rochester Rd., Leonard, MI 48367.  

Nixon-John will be present for a book reading, signing and discussion. Her latest novel, Learning from Lady Chatterley was released in February 2015 which chronicles in poetry the life of a teen desperate to fit in while growing up in Detroit, the “daughter of Italian immigrants in a Wonder Bread neighborhood.”

Nixon-John is the author of The Killing Jar is based on the true story of Ted Lynch (his fictitious name), one of the youngest Americans to be charged with a capital crime and sentenced to death. She has worked with InsideOut, Literary Arts Project in Detroit and has served The Theodore Roethke House as a grant writer and oral historian. She has also worked as oral historian for the Marshal Fredricks Sculpture Museum in Saginaw Michigan. She enjoys time with her family, time in her garden, and time with her horses, dogs and cats.

Copies of Learning from Lady Chatterley will be available for purchase after the talk. Light refreshments will be served. For questions, contact Jaema Berman at jberman@tln.lib.mi.us