Due to inclement
weather, a visit by author A.S. King to Pitt-Bradford has been rescheduled for next week.
King’s talk, which had been
scheduled for tomorrow evening, will now take place at 6:30 p.m. March 26 in
Swarts 162. The talk is free and open to the public, but reservations are
requested due to limited seating. Refreshments will be available. Those who
plan to attend are asked to contact Jody Randolph at (814)362-5056 or
King, who has won numerous awards
for her young adult fiction, will visit both St. Bernard and Fretz Middle schools
the following day. Ann Fesenmyer, a teacher at Fretz,said
that her students are excited to meet King. “She is a celebrity to them,” she
said. “They ‘can’t believe a real author is going to be right here talking to
At Pitt-Bradford, King will discuss
her books and approach to writing and share thoughts for young writers and
teachers. A book signing will follow the presentation. Books may be purchased
at The Panther Shop in the Frame-Westerberg Commons.
Her latest book is “Ask the
Passengers,” of which Booklist said in a starred review, “King continues to
expertly plumb the lovely numbness of a young person struck by emotional
She is also the author of “Monica
Never Shuts Up,” a collection of short stories for adults,and two other acclaimed works of young adult fiction,
“Everybody Sees the Ants” and “Please Ignore Vera Dietz.”
Her forthcoming book “Reality Boy”
will be released in October.
For more information, visit www.as-king.com.