Library foundation to host writer
Tolland - posted Dec, 11 2013
TOLLAND – Young adult author, Steven Parlato, will speak on Jan. 7, at 6:30 p.m., at Town Hall, as part of the Tolland Public Library Foundation’s popular Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series. Parlato is a published poet, an artist, occasional actor and an award-winning assistant professor of English at Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury. His debut novel, “The Namesake,” won a 2011 Tassy Walden Award for New Voices in Children’s Literature from the Connecticut Shoreline Arts Alliance. Parlato will speak and sell and sign copies of his book in Conference Room A at Tolland Town Hall at 21 Tolland Green. The free talk is open to the public, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 860-871-3620.