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Local Author Roy Hoffman to give a presentation, Inspiration: Where Stories Come From, at the Foley Public Library in the upstairs meeting room at 2 pm on Thurs, Sept 15, 2022.

Hoffman is a native of Mobile who is both a novelist and a journalist.  Roy worked as a writer in New York City for 20 years, including a stint as a speechwriter, before returning South with his wife and daughter in 1996 to Mobile Bay. A former staff writer for the Mobile Press-Register, with a special interest in area culture, religion, and history, he received the 2009 Clarence Cason Award in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Alabama, and contributes essays and reviews to the New York Times and other publications.

Roy Hoffman’s new novel is “The Promise of the Pelican.” The Fairhope resident is also author of the novels “Come Landfall,” “Chicken Dreaming Corn,” and “Almost Family,” and the nonfiction books “Alabama Afternoons” and “Back Home.” On the web: www.royhoffmanwriter.com

Reservations are required for this event.  Please RSVP at our website www.foleylibrary.org or call 251-943-1031.  Please check out the library’s Facebook page or Instagram account for information on this and other events.

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