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The Brunswick County Library will host Authors' Night, Monday, September 17, 5:30-7:30 PM. Seven Virginia authors will be on hand to talk about their work and to autograph copies of their books. Authors attending this year’s event will include: Valerie Burke, Lisa Clary, Catina Macklin, Joey and Vicky Powell, Teresa Stith, and Ronald Thornhill.

Joey and Vicky Powell are the authors of Wilber’s Story, a picture book that teaches children valuable life lessons. Vicky, a native of New York, and Joey, a native of Freeman, Virginia, married in 2001. The characters of the Crabapple Tree series are inspired by the short stories, plays, and puppet shows developed for church programs that the couple writes and performs together.

Teresa Stith, a Lawrenceville resident, is the author of A Faith That Works: Moving from Seeing to Believing. At an early age, Teresa was met with grave challenges beyond her control. Her book is the story of how she moved forward through failed relationships, loneliness, depression, rejection, and suicidal thoughts, towards freedom in Christ.

Dr. Ronald Thornhill, a native of Richmond, Virginia, is the author of Menspiration: Motivating & Inspiring Men to Conquer Life’s Mountains. Dr. Thornhill is the senior pastor at the Tabernacle of Zion Church in Lawrenceville, and the Dean of Students and Athletic Director at Brunswick High School. In his book, he seeks to provide workable solutions for how men can regain their inspiration and motivation in life.

For profiles of Valerie Burke, Lisa Clary, and Catina Macklin, please search Author's Night at Brunswick County Library in the box below.

Please join us for Authors’ Night 2018 at the Brunswick County Library on Monday, September 17th.  During this special event, table space and seating for the public may be limited. Refreshments will be served. The Brunswick County Library is part of the Meherrin Regional Library System. For more information please call the library at 434-848-2418 or visit

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