Christine Dumaine Leche, editor of Outside the Wire: American Soldiers’ Voices from Afghanistan, appeared on NPR’s Weekend Edition to describe the creative writing class she taught in occupied Afghanistan and her amazing students, all of whom were American soldiers. You may listen to the interview here. In the following piece, “Flight to Salerno,” Leche takes us behind the scenes of this powerful new book. The trying journey described here is only the beginning of military life in Afghanistan.
Michael Lackey gave a preview of his forthcoming book, The Haverford Discussions, during a recent talk at Roosevelt University on the subject of race.
Kirt von Daacke, author of Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson’s Virginia, will be taking part in the Regional Authors Series sponsored by the Jefferson Madison Regional Library.
Donald McCaig, author of the new Mr. and Mrs. Dog: Our Travels, Trials, Adventures, and Epiphanies, has quite a schedule lined up for the spring and summer. We have complete info for his many appearances over the coming months.
Christine Dumaine Leche, editor of Outside the Wire: American Soldiers’ Voices from Afghanistan, will be speaking and signing books at two events in April. Please read further for full schedule.