Award-Winning Author To Speak On Campus
An award-winning author will speak at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Verizon Ballroom in the Union.
David K. Shipler, Pulitzer Prize Winner and author of “The Working Poor: Invisible in America” will speak about his book in the last event of the “One Book, One Community” project, according to a news release.
Through the One Book, One Community project, UA students, Fayetteville High School and local book club members all read Shipler’s “The Working Poor” book, according to a news release.
“The committee wanted a book that would be relevant in this election year,” Kevin Fitzpatrick, co-chair of the One Book, One Community committee, said in a news release. “We knew the economy would be a major issue, and were looking for a book that could help put a human face on the economic debate. The response has been excellent on campus and around the community, and I know many people are looking forward to hearing David Shipler speak.”