Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2005-10-19

Samford University Library will host author Robert McCammon in a Live at the Library program Saturday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. The public is invited free of charge to the event in Room 235 of the University Library.

McCammon is the author of more than 14 novels and many short stories, including Boy's Life, Swan Song, Mine, Gone South, and his newest series, Speaks the Nightbird.

The two-volume Speaks the Nightbird and other selected McCammon books will be available for purchase. A book signing and refreshments will follow his talk.

The event is part of Samford's 2005 Homecoming celebration. Due to several construction projects on the Samford campus, overflow parking will be available at Homewood High School and the Samford soccer stadium on South Lakeshore Drive. Shuttles will run from overflow lots beginning about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.

For information, call (205) 726-2983.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.