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Nationally Syndicated Columnist, Sharon Randall, to Speak at the Bristol Public Library

April 16, 2012

The Bristol Public Library will host award-winning writer, Sharon Randall, to speak to the public about her life and her stories during “Coffee with Sharon Randall” on Monday, April 23rd at 10:30am. This event will be held in the J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room at the Bristol Public Library. Ms. Randall’s presentation is open to the public. A donation of $10 per person is suggested. This event is in partnership with the City of Bristol, Tennessee.

Sharon Randall is a columnist for Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. Her weekly column is distributed to some 400 newspapers, including the Bristol Herald Courier, and an estimated 6 million readers nationwide. It also appears quarterly in Carmel Magazine.

She was born and raised in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Landrum, S.C., lived in California for 35 years and now resides in Las Vegas, NV.

Ms. Randall began writing “Bay Window” a personal column about “everyday people and ordinary things” for The Monterey County (California) Herald in 1991. The column became extraordinarily popular and was picked up for syndication by Scripps Howard in 1994.

“Birdbaths and Paper Cranes,” a collection of her columns was published in 2001. Her work has been honored with numerous regional and national awards from the Associated Press and the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors, and many others.

For more information on Sharon Randall, visit her website www.sharonrandall.com.
For questions about this event or any other library programs, call 276.821.6148 or email marketing@bristol-library.org.