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Apr 10 2013

Celebrate two new books from NC State Authors

Jill McCorkle and Elaine Neil Orr Dinner and Book Signing Event
Wednesday, April 24
6 p.m. Cocktails, 6:30 p.m. Dinner
NC State University Club, 4200 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC 27606

Jill McCorkle

Jill McCorkle. Credit Tom Rankin

Join the NC State Alumni Association and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to celebrate the release of Life After Life, the sixth novel by acclaimed author Jill McCorkle, and A Different Sun, the first novel by Elaine Neil Orr.  Recently, both authors have received much media attention, including a New York Times feature for McCorkle and and an interview with Orr on The State of Things.

The evening begins with cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by a seated dinner at 6:30 p.m. During dinner, guests will enjoy readings by each author, with time allowed for questions and answers after the readings. After dinner, the authors will be available to autograph their novels.

Life Members of the Alumni Association will enjoy a private “meet and greet” with the authors from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and all other Alumni Association members will enjoy a discounted admission price.Visit www.alumni.ncsu.edu/join to become a member.

Special thanks to Quail Ridge Books, who will be onsite with a generous supply of each novel. Please plan to purchase your novels from Quail Ridge Books at the event.

Elaine Neil Orr. Credit nigerianfaithful.org

COST : Alumni Association Members: $35 | Nonmembers: $40. Admission price includes dinner and the evening’s activities. Wine and cocktails will be available at a cash bar.

For more information and to reserve your space, visit http://www.alumni.ncsu.edu/s/1209/index.aspx?sid=1209&gid=1&pgid=2480&cid=4312&ecid=4312&crid=0&calpgid=13&calcid=3252.