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21 October 2008

Jacksonville State University

Friends of Houston Cole Library



Robert Morgan

Novelist, Poet, Biographer



Thursday, November 13, 2008

7:00 p.m.

Houston Cole Library - Room 1103 B


Robert Morgan is the author of eleven books of poetry and eight books of fiction, including the award-winning, bestselling novel Gap Creek, an Oprah Book Club selection. Raised in the mountains of North Carolina, his work reflects his southern heritage. In 2007, he received an Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature.  He has won numerous other awards and is currently a Kappa Alpha Professor of English at Cornell University.


Mr. Morgan will discuss his latest book, Boone: A Biography.  He also plans to read a poem from The Strange Attractor: New and Selected Poems and will speak about Brave Enemies: A Novel of the American Revolution.


Copies of his books will be available for purchase and signing, and refreshments will be served after the presentation.  Further information regarding Robert Morgan can be found at


This event is free and open to the public.

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