Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg will speak at the Shelby campus of Jefferson State Community College Feb. 3 at 7 p.m.
The event, part of the Red Mountain Reading Series 2011, is hosted by Jefferson State, the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Shelby County Arts Council.
The program will be in the first floor auditorium of the health and sciences building on the corner of Valleydale Road and Jaguar Drive.
The event includes a reading, reception and book signing with the author. Books will be available for purchase at the reading courtesy of the Alabama Booksmith.
A University of Alabama professor, Bragg won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing and the 2009 Harper Lee Award for Alabama Distinguished Writer of the Year.
His novels include “All Over But the Shoutin’,” “Ava’s Man,” “The Prince of Frogtown” and “The Most They Ever Had.”
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sharon DeVaney-Lovinguth at email@example.com or 807-7627.