WHQR and StarNews Present "Prologue"

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews to discuss notable works by local and regional authors. Meetings are open to the public and held in the WHQR gallery space at 7:00 p.m. Unless otherwise noted, the authors will join us! WHQR is located at 254 N. Front Street, downtown Wilmington, take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Monday, December 12th
7:00pm-8:00pm
MC Erny Gallery at WHQR Prologue host, Ben Steelman of StarNews, will sit down with Tom V. Morris , "public philosopher" and author of such best-selling books as " If Aristotle Ran General Motors ." A former Morehead Scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill and holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and religious studies from Yale. Morris taught philosophy for 15 years at Notre Dame, where he ranked as one of the most popular professors on campus. He then formed the...

Monday, October 10th
7:00pm-8:00pm
MC Erny Gallery at WHQR Prologue host, Ben Steelman of StarNews, will sit down with John Jeremiah Sullivan , accomplished author, contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and Southern editor for The Paris Review . David Gessner , chairman of the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington , will be joining the conversation. The topic of discussion will be creative research. John is the author two books to...

Monday, September 12th, Prologue will feature Martha Peterson, author of "The Widow Spy." About the Author: Peterson was recently featured on CNN's "Declassified." She's a retired CIA case officer, and in the 1970s , she was based in Moscow as the agency's contact with " Trigon ," a mole in the Soviet Foreign Ministry. "Marti" was arrested by the KGB, taken to Moscow's notorious Lubyanka prison -- and lived to tell the tale. About the Book: The Widow Spy...

Monday, June 13th, 7 pm The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR On Monday, June 13th , Ben Steelman of the StarNews will talk with author Anne Russell about her children's book The Mystical, Magical, Amazing, Fantastical Gardens of Airlie . Join us for the conversation in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR.

Monday, November 14, 7 pm The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR On Monday, November 14th, Ben Steelman of the StarNews will talk with the Sunday Times best-selling author Diane Chamberlain about her book Pretending to Dance . About the Author: Diane Chamberlain is the USA Today and Sunday Times bestselling author of 24 novels published in more than twenty languages. Some of her most popular books include Necessary Lies , The Silent Sister ,

Monday, July 11th, 7 pm The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR On Monday, July 11th, Ben Steelman of the StarNews will speak with Brunswick County author Nancy Whitfield about her memoir Broken Places . Join us for the conversation in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR . About the Author: Nancy Whitfield taught school for fifteen years in her native state of Tennessee before...

Monday, August 8, 7 pm The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR On Monday, August 8th Ben Steelman of the StarNews discusses the Louise's War series with author Sarah Shaber . Join us for the discussion in the the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR! About the Author and Her Work: Sarah Shaber is an award-winning mystery author from North Carolina. Her historical mystery series,...

Monday, May 9th, 7pm WHQR's MC Erny Gallery On Monday, May 9th Ben Steelman with the StarNews speaks with author and professor May-lee Chai . Join us as we discuss Chai's novels and non-fiction work in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery . About the Author and Her Work: May-lee was born in California but has lived in fourteen states in the U.S. and four countries. She received her B.A...

On Monday, April 11th at Prologue , Ben Steelman of the StarNews speaks with Dr. Barry S. Brown , a clinical psychologist and writer. Join us as we discuss Dr. Brown's novel Mrs. Hudson in New York , a re-imagining of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes series with Mrs. Hudson as the detective mastermind. About the Author: Barry S. Brown prepared...

Monday, March 14th, at Prologue Ben Steelman of the StarNews speaks with writer and professor Philip Gerard about his most recent novel Dark of the Island . Join us for the conversation in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery at 7 pm. Monday, March 14th, 7 pm WHQR's MC Erny Gallery About the Author: Philip Gerard earned his M.F.A. in Creative Writing in 1981 and almost immediately joined the faculty at Arizona State University...

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