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Posted on: July 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Meet NC Author Kristy Woodson Harvey

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Come meet Kristy Woodson Harvey, a NC native and a New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher's Weekly bestselling author of ten novels including Under the Southern Sky, The Peachtree Bluff series, The Wedding Veil and The Summer of Songbirds. A Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s school of journalism, her writing has appeared in numerous online and print publications including Southern Living, Traditional Home, USA TODAY, Parade, and Domino. Her Peachtree Bluff series is currently in development with NBC with Kristy as co-writer and co-executive producer. She is the winner of the Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing, a finalist for the Southern Book Prize, and her books have received numerous accolades including Southern Living’s Most Anticipated Beach Reads, Entertainment Weekly’s Spring Reading Picks, and Katie Couric’s Most Anticipated Reads. Kristy is the cocreator and cohost of the weekly web show and podcast Friends & Fiction with fellow authors Mary Kay Andrews, Kristin Harmel, and Patti Callahan Henry. She blogs with her mom Beth Woodson on Design Chic, and loves connecting with fans on She lives on the North Carolina coast with her husband, son and dog Salt where she is (always!) working on her next novel.

Kristy will be joining the Jacksonville Main Library Book Club as they discuss her book The Wedding Veil as well as her upcoming release The Summer of Songbirds. Don't miss this opportunity to meet Kristy and get an autographed copy of her book! The first ten people to arrive will receive a free copy of The Summer of Songbirds complements of the Jacksonville Friends of the Library. Additional copies will be available for purchase.

Jacksonville Main Library Meeting Room
Tuesday, July 25 at 1:00 pm

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