Meet author Marjorie Anne Estevis at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library. Estevis will be promoting her most recently published book Dudley’s Daughter: Memoirs. In this collection of creative nonfiction, the author takes the reader on a whirlwind tour through her life revealing the guilt, solemnity, pathos, humor, and joy of the human experience. The underlying theme of this collection is the search for knowledge of an unknown father.
The book presentation and signing are scheduled to take place at the Dustin Michael Sekula Memorial Library on Thursday, July 26, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Marjorie Anne Estevis was raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, but spent much of her adult life in New Mexico. While teaching in the northern part of that State, she met her husband, also a native Texan. They eventually returned to live in Texas making their home in Edinburg. With degrees in education from the formerly-named Pan American University and from Texas Tech University, she has taught from the elementary school level through graduate school.
Dr. Estevis has authored two short-fiction books for young adults, Down Garrapata Road and Chicken Foot Farm, both published by Arte Publico Press. She has also authored the adult novel Goat Creek Crossing, as well as the adult short-fiction collection Welcome to Tecolote, Texas and Other Short Stories, both released by La Nopalera Press. She is retired from the University of Texas System.
For more information on this event, contact Raul Martinez at 956-383-6246. The library is located at 1906 South Closner Boulevard in front of the historic Echo Hotel.