's annual Summer Celebrity will be author Mary Kay Andrews, who will speak on Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.
Reservations are requested at 610-398-1361.
Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels "Spring Fever," "Summer Rental," "The Fixer Upper," "Savannah Breeze," "Blue Christmas," "Deep Dish," "Hissy Fit," "Little Bitty Lies" and "Savannah Blues."
She also wrote 10 critically acclaimed mysteries, including the "Callahan Garrity"
mystery series, under her real name, Kathy Hogan Trocheck. Her mysteries have been nominated for the Edgar, Anthony, Agatha and Macavity awards.
A native of St. Petersburg, FLA, Trocheck earned a bachelor's in journalism from the University of Georgia in 1976. She started her professional journalism career in Savannah, GA, where she covered the real-life murder trials that were the basis of "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil." She left journalism after a
10-year stint as a reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
She is a frequent lecturer and writing teacher at workshops including Emory
University, The University of Georgia’s Harriette Austin Writer’s Workshop, the Tennessee Mountain Writer’s Workshop, and the Antioch Writer’s Workshop.
She will sign copies of her books, which will be available for purchase.
The event is sponsored by Parkland Community Library.