The Junior League of Rhode Island welcomes the community to join us for our Annual Women Authors Luncheon on Saturday, April 27, 11:30 AM - 2 PM at the Brown Faculty Club, 1, Bannister St, Providence. We will enjoy a sumptuous buffet luncheon including Broiled Salmon, Chicken Marsala, Caesar Salad, Spring Pasta Primavera, Quiche, Fresh Fruit, Gourmet French Pastries, and Coffee/Tea. Make your reservation today; $35 check or charge. Tickets can be purchased through our eStore: http://www.jlri.org/product/womens-authors-luncheon/
Our Guest Authors are both Brown graduates. Emily Arnold McCully earned a Bachelor's degree from Brown. She also earned a Masters degree from Columbia University. She received an Honorary Doctorate from Brown. Emily is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. She has won the Caldecott Medal twice and has published more than 30 children's books, fiction and non-fiction! Her latest book is She Did It, a compendium of success stories of more than 20 women.
Mary-Kim Arnold earned both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree from Brown. She also earned a Master's degree from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Mary-Kim is a writer, poet and a visual artist. She was born in Seoul, Korea and adopted and raised in New York. Her book, Litany for the Long Moment, is an experimental essay. She has served as the Executive Director of the Women's Fund of RI as well as the Chair of the RI Commission for the Humanities. Presently, she is a Visiting Lecturer in English at Brown. A book-signing will follow the authors' presentations. We look forward to welcoming you to this wonderful event!
The Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. is committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League of Rhode Island is a volunteer organization for women interested in making an impact in their community. Since 1921, more than 16,000 Rhode Island women have participated as members.
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