Authors’ Luncheon

AAUW Easton Branch Annual Authors’ Luncheon
Pomfret Club
33S. Fourth Street

Our Annual Authors’ Luncheon on April 27th will be here before you know it. Click on the link below to print the informational trifold and to register for the event. The deadline to register is April 17th.

Funds raised by this luncheon are used to provide scholarships for local high school seniors and/or women whose college career has been interrupted and now plan to return to college.

Pat Brisson

Pat Brisson is the author of twenty -five books for children. Her picture book, “​The Summer My Father Was Ten”,​ illustrated by Andrea Shine, won the Christopher Award in 1998. Her most recent picture book, illustrated by the Caldecott medalist Mary Azarian, is “Before We Eat: From Farm To Table”​, a secular grace before meals. “​Benny’s Pennies”,​ illustrated in cut paper collage style by Bob Barner, has been in print for 25 years. And her picture book “​Wanda’s Roses”,​ illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler, is set in Phillipsburg, where Pat has lived with her husband for the last forty years.

Jenn Stroud Rossmann

Jenn Stroud Rossmann is a fiction writer and an engineer. She is the author of the novel “​The Place You’re Suppose To Laugh” ​(7.13 Books, Fall 2018) and her short stories have appeared in a variety of magazines. She also writes the essay series “An Engineer Reads a Novel” at Public Books. Rossmann earned her BS and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a professor of mechanical engineering at Lafayette College.

Stephanie Powell Watts

Stephanie Powell Watts is a professor at Lehigh University. She is primarily a writer and teacher of both fiction and creative nonfiction and director of the creative writing program. Stephanie received her PhD from the University of Missouri, where she was a Gus T. Ridgel fellow. Her collection of short fiction, “W​ e Are Taking Only What We Need” was published by BkMk press in December 2011. Her first novel “No One Is Coming To Save Us” was published in 2017. Through “No One Is Coming to Save Us,” Watts delves into the lives of African Americans in a small factory town suffering from economic unrest, similar to her rural hometown of Lenoir, North Carolina.

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