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Author Amy Gentry to Speak at Huntingdon

Huntingdon College

News Release

September 20, 2019

For more information, contact: Su Ofe, (334) 833-4515; news@hawks.huntingdon.edu

Author Amy Gentry to Speak at Huntingdon

Montgomery, Ala.—Noted author Amy Gentry will present the Huntingdon College Rhoda Coleman Ellison Writers Festival Lecture, Thursday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Delchamps Recital Hall, inside Smith Hall on the Huntingdon College campus. Her lecture, “Finding the Body: On Motherhood and Crime Writing in a Post-#MeToo World,” is free and open to all. The Ellison Writers Festival Lecture is part of Huntingdon’s Community and Cultural Events Series, sponsored by Baptist Health.

Amy Gentry is the author of two psychological suspense novels, “Good as Gone” (2016, Brilliance Audio) and “Last Woman Standing” (2019, Brilliance Publishing) as well as a book of music criticism for Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series, “Tori Amos’s Boys for Pele.” Gentry holds a doctorate in English from the University of Chicago. Her essays and reviews have appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Salon, Paris Review, LA Review of Books, Austin Chronicle, and Electric Literature. She lives in Austin, Texas.

All three of Gentry’s books are on sale at the Huntingdon College Scarlet & Grey Shop, the College’s new bookstore at 1140 E. Fairview Ave. (former Capitol Book & News building), open 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday. A booksigning will follow the lecture. Smith Hall is located at 3105 Huntingdon College Drive, with parking available behind the building.

Through the Huntingdon Plan, Huntingdon full-time traditional undergraduate students are provided books and information resources, a laptop computer, senior year travel-study opportunities, and active learning in their majors—all within regular tuition and fees. Huntingdon’s Department of Language and Literature offers majors in English; English with secondary teacher education in English Language Arts; and English with secondary collaborative special education in English Language Arts; and minors in English and creative writing. Huntingdon College is an institution with a rich liberal arts tradition that is grounded in the Judeo-Christian heritage of the United Methodist Church. The College embraces the development and growth of its students in faith, wisdom, and service, providing a solid foundation that will enable graduates to respond to the needs of today’s complex world.

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Suellen (Su) Ofe
Vice President
for Marketing and Communications
Huntingdon College
1500 E. Fairview Ave., Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4515; Cell (334) 324-6591

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