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Libraries host local authors day

Published on 8th September 2014

Local authors are being put in the spotlight at a Sandwell Libraries event celebrating their work.

Sandwell Library and Information Service is holding the free event on Friday September 12 from 11am-2pm at Oldbury Library.

Local authors Brendan Hawthorne, Daniel Hyland, Necola Hall, Susan Morris, Sharran K and Tom Bryson will be at the library talking about their work and signing copies of their books.

Brendan, a well known Black Country author and poet and the current Poet Laureate of Wednesbury will discuss his works including Black Country Dialect, Ghost Stories of The Black Country and Birmingham and Black Country Wit and Humour.

Necola Hall (cor) from Tividale wrote a gripping and powerful autobiography entitled I Was a Soldier (Survival against the odds) and will talk about it at the event.

Local crime writer Tom Bryson will discuss his latest novel In it for the Money, which is set in Birmingham and the Black Country while Daniel Hyland a bi-lingual author, poet, artist, and musician will talk about his  poetry and short stories influenced by his long history of work in Central America.

Readers will also get the chance to meet Sharran K, who wrote Mask about a romancing couple and Susan Morris, who has written a romantic thriller.

Oldbury Library is in  Jack Judge House, Halesowen Street, Oldbury. For more details contact  0121 552 5933 or email