Friday, February 7, 2014

2014 READ LOCAL kicks off with Carl Herzig 7 pm February 12 @BettendorfLib


The READ LOCAL February author is Carl Herzig, author of The Fearless Passage of Steven Kim: The True Story of an American Businessman Imprisoned in China for Rescuing North Korean Refugees.

When: Wednesday, February 12, 7 pm

Where: Junior League Room, Bettendorf Public Library

What:  A presentation featuring the book THE FEARLESS PASSAGE OF STEVEN KIM: The True Story of an American Businessman Imprisoned in China for Rescuing North Korean Refugees. Herzig, a native New Yorker and Quad-City resident since 1990,has authored and edited numerous works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. He leads service-learning trips to India; has taught writing workshops for the Martin Luther King and Midwest Writing Centers; gives presentations on Hinduism at local churches, libraries, and schools; and is professor of English at St. Ambrose University, where he teaches courses in modern American literature, contemporary fiction and science fiction, and creative and expository writing.

READ LOCAL is a partnership between the Bettendorf Public Library and the Midwest Writing Center in support of reading local authors. Listen to local authors read from their work. READ LOCAL events are free and open to everyone. Light refreshments provided.

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