LEWES, Del. - The Delaware Heritage Commission and the Lewes Historical Society will host more than 30 authors on November 1.
From 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. the visiting writers will talk about their published work, and speakers will elaborate on topics such as how to put together edited journals, working with culture and translations, photography books and promoting a published work.
Speakers include Connie Cooper, editor of Delaware History; Midge Yearley, editor of Lewes History; Linda Blaskey, editor of the Broadkill Review; noted photographer Kevin Fleming; University of Delaware faculty members, Asima F.X. Saad Maura and Monica Dominguez Torres; well-known Delaware author Nancy Lynch; attorney and author J. Everett Moore of Georgetown and Lewes-area newspaper publisher, Dennis Forney.
The purpose of Delaware Authors' Day is to celebrate and support local authors, encourage others to write and publish and to hear about the collaboration behind publications.
As Dick Carter, the chair of the Delaware Heritage Commission, noted: “We are particularly proud to host Authors' Day this year in Lewes and Sussex County for the first time. Our rich history and the dynamic population of this area will provide lively discussions and an opportunity for people from all over Delaware to share ideas and learn from each other.”
For a full schedule of events and more information please visit heritage.delaware.gov or call (302) 744-5077.