February 17, 2010: UNH Writers Series presents Marilyn Johnson
DATE: Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
TIME: 5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: MUB Theater I
Marilyn Johnson is the author of two non-fiction books, the recently published This Book is Overdue! How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All and The Dead Beat: Lost Souls, Lucky Stiffs, and the Perverse Pleasures of Obituaries. Both books are based on extensive reportage and are written with creativity and humor. The Dead Beat, a critical and commercial success, was chosen as a Borders' Original Voice and was a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Discover Award.
Johnson, a former editor and writer for Life, Esquire, and Outside magazines, studied poetry at the University of New Hampshire, where she earned an MA in English. She lives with her family near New York City. For more information about Marilyn Johnson's work please visit her website: http://marilynjohnson.net/
This event is FREE and open to the public. Please contact the UNH English Department for more information about this event: (603) 862-1313.