Three local authors will visit the Wyomissing Public Library in December to discuss their works.
On Monday, December 3rd, Nancy Hughes, a resident of Sinking Spring, member of the Mystery Writers of America and author of four mystery novels, will speak at the library at 6 PM. She will talk about how she went from being a public relations, communications and media consultant to writing her first published novel, The Dying Hour, which was published in 2008. Since then, she has written three more mysteries; the most recent, Vanished: a Trust Mystery was published by Opal Press this fall.
Norma Tamayo, author of A Girl Named Nina, will discuss the novel she wrote, which was published in 2013, on Wednesday, December 5th at 6 PM. Tamayo, who is a member of the Health Sciences faculty at Reading Muhlenberg Career & Technology Center, based her novel on her own experiences growing up in 1960s Brooklyn as the daughter of Puerto Rican parents who had recently come to New York. The book was named as a Common Reading Book for the 2017-18 academic year by Penn State Berks, and Tamayo was named an Award Winning Author by the International Latino Book Awards, the largest awards in the United States celebrating achievements in Latino literature and culture.
On Wednesday, December 12th at 6 PM, author B.J. Bauers will discuss Gentlemen from Berlin: A Fictional Memoir. Originally published as an E-book, it is now available in paperback. The book tells the fictionalized story of a German family in the first half of 20th Century Europe through the voice of a family member born in 1940. The characters move among Germany, Ireland and the Channel Islands as they deal with real events and personalities of the 1900’s.
The Local Author series at the Wyomissing Public Library is free and open to the public. Registration is requested but not required, and may be done online at www.wyopublib.org, by phone at 610-374-2385, or in person at the front desk. The library is located at 9 Reading Boulevard in Wyomissing.