American Family Quilt
by Pat Drew
featured artist Pat Drew in the gallery as she discusses her
exhibit and acclaimed style of painting.
for Local Writers
May 7, 2009
Downstairs Meeting Room
Friends are pleased to invite you to come meet our own Smyrna
Chastain writes historical novels for Bantam, short contemporary
romances for Harlequin, and southern women's fiction for Bellebooks.
To date, she has produced 53 works, including her first fairy
tale, The Tiniest Fairy In the Kingdom, published by Bellebooks.
She writes under pennames Jenna Darcy and Allie Jordan as
well as in her own name.
Hite's personal essay, The Christmas Tree Hunter, appeared
in Christmas Through A Child’s Eyes, published by Adams
Media in October 2008. Surviving Mom, was part of Marlo Thomas’
latest collection, The Right Words At The Right Time, Vol.,
2, which made number 14 on the New York Times Best Sellers
List (May 14, 2006). She stated she writes mainstream/literary
fiction and nonfiction for adults. Her stories and essays
often times deal with harsh emotionally packed subjects. But,
Ann has been known to write a happy story or two. Ann taught
a one day writing workshop for the children’s department
of the Smyrna Public Library.
Sprinkle, writer of Daughter of Deceit, The Remember Box,
Carley’s Song, has written over 25 books of fiction.
As a past president of Sisters in Crime she has been very
active in promoting writing. Patricia has been a member of
the Friends for several years. She has taught a summer writing
class for middle school students through the Smyrna Public
Library and sponsored by the Friends. Patricia was one of
the original writers at "Murder Goes South" and
has participated several times.