New York Times Best Selling Author & Journalist
Presented by The Nancy Chandler Visiting Scholar Program of COCC Foundation.
Tickets: General Admission $15 (plus historical preservation fee)Drawing upon the heroes of her New York Times-bestselling books, "Factory Man" and "Truevine," journalist Beth Macy tells the stories of gritty underdogs from rural America who battle greed and exploitation to win justice for their communities. Macy will talk about her writing process and how her nonfiction narratives draw upon decades of analysis, journalistic investigation, and on-the-ground reporting to help readers understand complicated social issues such as globalization, racial injustice, and the opioid epidemic, the subject of her next book.
Macy Bio: Beth Macy is an author, a journalist, a frequent lecturer/speaker and a former reporter. Her work has appeared in national magazines and The Roanoke Times, where her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard.
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