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 noon. 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.

Prologue: "Cold War" by Carole Fink

Oct 4, 2013
Westview Press

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR with historian and writer Carole Fink for light refreshments and a discussion of her new book Cold War.

February 10th, 7 - 8pm

in The MC Erny Gallery at WHQR
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor
Wilmington, NC 28401

Indie Bound

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR with North Carolina writer Clyde Edgerton for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers.

December 9th, 7 - 8pm

in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

Prologue Recap: "Bobcat" by Rebecca Lee

Sep 12, 2013

Listen to two clips from the evening Prologue discussion with author Rebecca Lee. Hear the award winning writer respond two two questions from the audience.

The following question concerns coming to know what a particular story is about:

An audience member questions Lee on her use and understanding of a sense place in her stories:

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Prologue: "The Returned" by Jason Mott

Aug 15, 2013

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR with North Carolina writer Jason Mott for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book The Returned.

October 14th, 7 - 8pm

in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

About the author:

"Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain

Aug 9, 2013
Jason Hess

Update: Listen to Diane Chamberlain speak with Ben Steelman about why the eugenics program in North Carolina interested her as a subject to engage in her latest novel. She also speaks in this clip about the process of bringing her concept to her publisher. It's an interesting insight into Chamberlain's writing process:

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Join Ben Steelman of StarNews, WHQR, and Diane Chamerlain for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Necessary Lies.

Update: Listen to award winning North Carolina author Philip Gerard speak about the Cape Fear River, his writing process, and  his adventures writing Down the Wild Cape Fear. The below clip includes Gerard's interesting definition of a river:  

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Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and WHQR Commentator Philip Gerard for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Down the Wild Cape Fear. 

Prologue: Award Winning Author Jill McCorkle

Jul 9, 2013

 Join Ben Steelman of StarNews for light refreshments and a special discussion with Lumberton native Jill McCorkle, who’ll be talking about her first novel in 17 years, Life After Life.
 

July 15, 7 - 8pm
in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and science fiction author David Macinnis Gill for light refreshments and a discussion of the author's new book Shadow on the Sun

July 8, 7 - 8pm
in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

About the Author:
UNCW Education Professor David Macinnis Gill lives with his family in Wilmington, North Carolina. He is the author of Black Hole Sun, Invisible Sun, and Shadow on the Sun, as well as Soul Enchilada.

Join Ben Steelman of StarNews and guest Ann B. Ross for light refreshments and a discussion of the authors' "Miss Julia" series of novels.

June 17, 7 - 8pm
in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

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