Award-winning author Scott Huler will lecture April 13 at Western Carolina University and the Jackson County Public Library in recognition of National Library Week.
Huler will discuss the importance of research and libraries at 10:30 a.m. in the A.K. Hinds University Center theater on the WCU campus. He will deliver another lecture at 7 p.m. at the public library in Sylva. Following the evening presentation, Friends of the Jackson County Public Library will host a punch and cookies reception, and Huler will be available to autograph books.
An author who has reported on everything from the death penalty to bikini waxing, Huler writes for newspapers, magazines and radio programs, and his works have appeared The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Los Angeles Times. He is the 2011 Piedmont Laureate Winner.