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JANET PEERY IS SPEAKER FOR FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY AUTHOR DINNER TONIGHT

Janet Peery, associate professor of English and author of the newly released book, "What the Thunder Said," will be guest speaker for the Friends of the Library 13th Annual Author Dinner on Tuesday, April 24, in the River Rooms of Webb University Center. Her talk is titled "Making It Up As You Go Along: The Writing Life."

A reception starts at 6 p.m., followed by the dinner and program at 6:30. Admission is $30 per person ($25 for life members). Reservations must be received by Wednesday, April 18.

A National Book Award finalist, Peery has received National Endowment for the Arts and Guggenheim Foundation fellowships, the Whiting Foundation Writer's Award, citations in "The Best American Short Stories," several Pushcart Prizes and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award.

The Friends of the Library Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Douglas Ziegenfuss, professor and chair of accounting. An ODU faculty member since 1989, Ziegenfuss is the author of two books and 23 articles on audit-related subjects. His research investigates internal auditor ethical decision-making, audit quality, fraud examination, forensic accounting and teaching assurance services.

For more information or reservations contact Fern McDougal at 683-4141 or fmcdouga@odu.edu.

This article was posted on: March 28, 2007

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