The Children's Literature Centre at Frostburg State University will present author Priscilla Cummings as its Spring Author on Tuesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in Dunkle Hall, room 218. Her appearance is free and open to the public.
Cummings is known for her books featuring characters from the Chesapeake Bay. A former newspaper reporter, magazine writer and editor, Cummings lives in Annapolis with her husband and two children. She grew up on a dairy farm in Western Massachusetts and graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in English literature. Her first book "Chadwick the Crab" was published in 1986. A later book, "Autumn Journey," was selected as the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book in 1999-2000.
During her FSU presentation, she will discuss "Chadwick the Crab," "Autumn Journey," "Chadwick Forever," "Meet Chadwick and his Chesapeake Bay Friends" and "Toulouse, the Story of a Canada Goose."
For more information, contact the Children's Literature Centre at (301) 687-4294 or visit the Web site at http://www.frostburg.edu/projects/clc/.
FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.
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