Author Talk: Louella Bryant
September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Local author Louella Bryant will be at the Bixby on Thursday, September 28, at 6 p.m., discussing her newest book, Sheltering Angel. Sheltering Angel tells the fictionalized true story of Florence Cumings, an upper-class New Yorker, and working-class ship’s steward Andrew Cunningham who lead parallel lives until, through a mystical connection, they help each other survive the worst tragedy in maritime history. The talk will given upstairs in Bixby Hall.
Louella Bryant holds a B.A. and Master’s in Education and Human Development degrees from George Washington University and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Vermont College. After twenty-five years teaching high school English, Louella spent a dozen years on the faculty of Spalding University’s MFA in Writing program in Louisville. She is the author of eight books, including five historical novels, a story collection, a memoir, and a biography set during the Vietnam era. Her stories, essays, and poems have won awards and are included in numerous anthologies and magazines. Currently, she runs a writing workshop and works as an independent editor helping emerging writers get their ideas into the world. Learn more at https://louellabryant.com.