Youree to Speak at Bentonville Library October 6

Barbara Youree Barbara Youree, author of Courageous Journey, will speak at Bentonville Public Library 405 S. Main, Bentonville, at 6 p.m.

Youree will tell how she came to write the book about two refugees from Sudan whom she mentored during their first year in the United States.

In addition to her talk she will conduct a writing workshop on building suspense and showing rather than telling.

By Maeve Maddox

Maeve Maddox writes about popular culture, English usage, and education. Her most recent books are WORD RAGE, a guide to peaceful coexistence as American English-speakers, and THE FABERGE FLUTE, a cozy mystery set in 1980s London.

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