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Monthly Writers Can Read set for Monday

November 13, 2018

HUNTINGTON — The monthly Writers Can Read series continues at Empire Books and News at Pullman Square.

Come out at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, as Writers Can Read features well-known national authors Lee Martin and Daleen Berry.

Berry is an award-winning investigative journalist, a New York Times best-selling author and a TED Talks speaker. She has authored or co-authored seven books, including her most recent, “Shatter the Silence,” the long-awaited sequel to her 2011 breakout memoir, “Sister of Silence,” which details her journey from sexual abuse victim to survivor while growing up in Appalachia.

Martin is the Pulitzer Prize Finalist author of “The Bright Forever,” and four other novels: “Quakertown,” “River of Heaven,” “Break the Skin” and “Late One Night.”

After the readings wrap up, depending on time available, there will be a public open mic reading, during which folks can step up and read segments of published work or work in progress. The Writers Can Read series is organized by Eliot Parker and features a wide range of regional writers from all over Appalachia and beyond.

Empire Books & News is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon until 6 p.m. Sunday.

Go online at https://www.facebook.com/InnerGeekHuntington/ for more information.

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