Authors' Series Features Natural History Author and Illustrator Oct. 28
By Erika Mantz, Media Relations
October 10, 2007
The Friends of the Library at UNH continues its series of one-on-one
conversations with authors who have ties to the Granite State Sunday,
Oct. 28, at 2 p.m. when local author Rebecca Rule interviews award-winning
writer and illustrator David Carroll before a live audience in the library’s
5th Floor Reading Room.
The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. To
reserve a space, visit www.library.unh.edu/friends/calendar.htm, e-mail
email@example.com or call 2-1541.
Author and illustrator of three widely acclaimed natural
histories –“The Year of the Turtle,” “Trout
Reflections” and “Swampwalker's Journal” --
Carroll is an active lecturer and turtles/wetlands preservation
advocate. His art and writing, as well as his fieldwork with
turtles and wetlands, has been widely recognized, and his
botanical and forestry paintings have earned him awards from
the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the International
Society of Arboriculture. He is the 2006 recipient of a $500,000
McArthur Foundation "genius grant."
Three times per year, in the style of Bravo’s Inside the Actors’ Studio,
Yankee humorist, book reviewer and author Rebecca Rule invites poets, fiction
and non-fiction writers, and journalists with a connection to New Hampshire
to share their insights and discoveries as they pursue their passion for
These one-on-one interviews are conducted in front of a live audience
and recorded by New Hampshire Public Television for future broadcast. There
will be an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions, light
refreshments will be served after the interview and both authors will be
available to sign their books.
To learn more about the series or to receive updates, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 2-1540.