Novelist, essayist read works at Shelton library
Hoodsport author Rebecca Holbrook will read from her debut novel "Omie's Well," and writer Melanie Jennings - the current writer-in-residence at Hypatia-in-the-Woods - will read essays from her work in progress, "Cake," at 2 p.m. Jan. 7 at the Shelton Timberland Library.
Admission is free to the event at 710 W. Alder St. Holbrook will also play some of her compositions on banjo.
Holbrook grew up in the South, where her maternal line went back to some of the earliest settlers around Savannah, Georgia. Stories from her ancestors, passed down throug...