Kathryn Stockett author of the publishing phenomenon The Help, which is soon to be major motion picture, and legendary mystery writer Mary Kay Andrews will join Slaughter for this fundraising event presented by the DeKalb Library Foundation and Save the Libraries. The event will be held at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur.
The authors, who have combined sold over 30 million books worldwide, will greet guests and sign books that will be available for purchase at the event. There will also be a silent and online auction featuring many one-of-a-kind offerings, including pre-publication advance reader editions of upcoming books by Michael Connelly, Harlan Coben and Neil Gaiman, as well as a round trip ticket to NYC to have lunch with Karin Slaughter’s agent and editor. Manuscript evaluations by publishing professionals will also be on offer. All proceeds will go directly to the DeKalb Library Foundation.
The mystery play Murder Medium-Rare by Eileen Moushey will be performed in the Decatur Library Auditorium and heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer will be provided by Bridge Catering. Tickets are $65 in advance or $75 at the door. You may purchase online at www.savethelibraries.com or visit Support/Foundation at www.dekalblibrary.org. For more information call (404) 370-8450, ext. 2238.