St. Petersburg, FL (January 18, 2018) – The Friends of Mirror Lake Community Library and Keep St. Pete Lit present An Evening with Steph Post hosted by the Mirror Lake Community Library, 280 Fifth Street North on Monday, February 12. Seating is available at 5 p.m. Opening remarks and the lecture begin at 5:30 p.m. An author reception and book signing will be held from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Steph Post is the author of A Tree Born Crooked (2014) and Lightwood (2017). Walk in the Fire, a sequel to Lightwood, will be published in 2018. Steph is also a short story writer, reader, teacher, and dog lover (among many other things). She was born in St. Augustine, Florida, and attended Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, on the Patricia Cornwell Scholarship for creative writing. While at Davidson College, she won the Vereen Bell writing award for short fiction. She later attended the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as part of the Graduate Liberal Studies program where she continued to write both creatively and academically. She currently lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, and teaches writing at a performing arts high school in Tampa. Her fiction has appeared in the anthology Stephen King’s Contemporary Classics and many other literary outlets. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was a finalist for The Big Moose Prize. Her website is stephpostauthor.blogspot.com.
The St. Petersburg Library System is pleased to offer this program as a part of its Community Development Initiative, a method to enhance the provision of resources, services, and programs focused on the Education, Economy, Ecology, Equity, Efficiency and Engagement of our community.
For more information, call the Mirror Lake Library at 727-893-7268.
The Friends of Mirror Lake Library is a voluntary association of engaged, like-minded folks who support Mirror Lake Community Library through volunteerism, fund-raising, and sponsorship of programs and services. Like them on Facebook at “The Friends of Mirror Lake Library” and check out their blog at friendsofmirrorlakelibrary.wordpress.com.
Keep St Pete Lit celebrates and promotes Tampa Bay’s literary community—past, present and future—through arts, education and events with a literary twist. They are readers, writers, and lovers of words who strive to bring an approachable, engaging literary component to St. Petersburg’s vibrant arts community. Like them on Facebook at “Keep St. Pete Lit” and visit their website at keepstpetelit.org.
About Your St. Petersburg Library: St. Petersburg’s Library System provides library resources to meet the educational, recreational, cultural, intellectual and social needs of its diverse community. It operates seven community libraries, including the Main Library, North Community Library, South Community Library, West Community Library, Johnson Community Library, Mirror Lake Community Library and a micro-library at Childs Park. For more information, visit www.splibraries.org.