LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Sandra Dallas talks about her research, writing, and love of history in “Through the Eyes of Women: Writing about Women’s Roles and the Westward Expanion” on November 21, 2013 at 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Little Rock. Sponsored by the Arkansas Reading Association, the event is free and open to the public.
Sandra Dallas, author of twelve adult novels, one young reader novel, and ten nonfiction books, was dubbed a “quintessential American voice” by Jane Smiley, in Vogue Magazine. Sandra’s novels with their themes of loyalty, friendship, and human dignity have been translated into a dozen foreign languages and have been optioned for films. Turning to fiction in 1990, Sandra has published thirteen novels, including Fallen Women. She is a three-time recipient of the Women Writing the West WILLA Award, for New Mercies, The Bride’s House and True Sisters. She is a two-time winner of both the National Cowboy Museum’s Wranger Award for Sacred Paint and The Quilt Walk, and the Western Writers of America Spur Award for The Chili Queen and Tallgrass. She lives in Denver and Georgetown, Colorado.
This event is supported in part by a grant from the Arkansas Humanties Council and the National Endownment for the Humanities. For more information visit arareading.org. Sandra’s talk is free and open to the public.