The award-winning author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life, editor of Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Bibliography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and three young adult novels, Pamela Smith Hill will give a lecture on October 6, 2015 in 142 Copeland Hall at 4:00 p.m. An interview she gave for Friday Live on NET Radio, September 25, 2015 starts at the 26:50 mark.
She will also make an appearance at 7:00 p.m. at the Kearney Public Library. Afterwards, The Sequel Bookstore will be on site with copies available for Hill to sign.
Hill grew up in the Missouri Ozarks, forty miles from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Rocky Ridge Farm, and moved to South Dakota, where she launched her professional writing career. She has taught creative and professional writing at universities in Oregon, Washington, and Colorado and currently lives in Portland, Oregon, where she continues to teach and write.
This event is a cooperative program between the Calvin T. Ryan Library, Kearney Public Library, UNK Women’s & Gender Studies Program, and NU Foundation, with a grant from the UNK Faculty Senate Artists & Lecturers Committee.