Join us for the second event in our Novel Night series, a monthly celebration of all things prose! Here’s how it works: two published authors will read from their books and there’ll be an audience Q & A. We’ll then have an open mic for writers who have signed up to read from their unpublished short stories or novels. And finally, we’ll have “Book Talk,” in which an intrepid Malvern staff member will introduce you to one of our favorite prose titles and invite questions from the audience. Also worth noting: there will be snacks!
A native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Ernie Wood received his AB in English Literature from Hamilton College in New York, returned to his home state to work in newspaper and magazine journalism, and arrived in Austin in 1984. Over a long career, he has been an award-winning writer of non-fiction books, documentary film scripts, advertising and journalism, which he has taught at Austin Community College. One Red Thread is his first novel. Writing in the Austin American-Statesman, Charles Ealy said of the book: “Wood has an easy style and knows how to unravel a complicated tale that keeps your interest.”
Howard A. Schwartz was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota and worked in real estate for thirty-one years. He now enjoys a second career as a writer and lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Margaret, and fox terrier Bailey. Flight of the Crow is his first published novel. He’s currently working on the sequel and it should be published sometime in 2015.