As part of Women’s History Month, East Texas author and journalist Maryann Miller will speak 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Library Commons classroom, located in Vaughn Library on the TJC campus.
The event is free and open to the public.
In her discussion, “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Bookstore,” Miller will share her journey as a writer, while also highlighting some of the amazing woman authors throughout history.
She will also cover the highlights and challenges of working in journalism, as well as writing fiction and nonfiction novels. Her nonfiction work includes: “The Many Faces of Grief: Stories of Love, Loss, and Hope” and “A Dead Tomato Plant & a Paycheck.” Her fiction includes work such as “Evelyn Evolving: A Story of Real Life,” a No. 1 new release for two weeks when released, and an April 2021 No. 1 release in the Teen and Young Adult category.
A diverse writer of columns, feature stores, short fiction, novels, screenplays and stage plays, Miller has won numerous awards including being a semi-finalist at the Sundance Institute for her screenplay, “A Question of Honor.” More recently, she placed in the top 15 percent of entries in the Chesterfield Screenwriting Fellowship with the adaptation of her mystery, “Open Season.”