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Writers events set for April 6 and April 13

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Each of the next two Sundays, Marion County residents will have a chance to meet and mingle with writers with local ties.
At 2 p.m. April 6, the Marion County Heritage Center is hosting a reception with several writers. The writers scheduled to be at the center are:
• Ann (Phyllis Spalding) Barnett of Calvary, “Between the Rows”
• Seth Benningfield of Lebanon, “Holy Lands of Kentucky”
• Joe Edgar Bland for his late daughter-in-law Heather Hornback-Bland, “God Said Yes”
• Phyllis Hill Brown of Marion County, “A Garrard County Tragedy”
• Joanna Thompson Buckman of Raywick, “Home on Clear Creek”
• Ruth Ann Fogle of Lebanon, “I Ain’t Changing My Clothes”, “Last Stop Riley Station” and “In the Shadow of a Battle”
• Andrew Grundy III of Marion County, “Kentucky Fried Fiction” (This is the second edition of the book and contains new material in addition to what appeared in the first edition.)
• Patrick Hayden if Lebanon,  “Hayden Family History”
• Donna Hamilton Miles of Loretto, “’Twas the Night of Christ’s Birth”
• Obie Slater of Lebanon, “Remembers Club Cherry”
• Nick and Dan Thompson of St Joe, “Thompson Family History”
• David Wilson of Bradfordsville, “Genuine Blacksmith”
A few more writers whose books will be available may also attend the April 6 event. They include Virginia “Sugar” Hamilton (“Christmas Magic!  Miracles Too!”), former Enterprise editor Ninie Hammon (“Home Grown”) and Jim Higdon III (“Cornbread Mafia”).
These books will be available in the Heritage Center gift shop after Sunday’s reception.
The Friends of the Library will be hosting its own Kentucky Author’s Day event from 2-4 p.m. April 13 at the Marion County Public Library.
Seth Benningfield, Amy Durham, Ruth Ann Fogle, Andrew Grundy III, Jim Higdon III, Paul R. Jordan, Mary Thompson, Nick and Dan Thompson, and Nathaniel Weathers are scheduled to appear at the library.
Twenty percent of the sales from the April 13 event will be given to the Friends of the Library, which uses its resources to fund projects, equipment and more for the local public library.