Podcast: Author of A Hundred Summers, Beatriz Williams

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Beatriz Williams, Greenwich resident and author of A Hundred Summers, spoke on Tuesday, June 4 as part of AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary. Williams discussed why she chose to use the hurricane of '38 as the pivotal, defining event of the book, nearly a character itself. She also discussed how, in historical fiction, historical elements and facts should infuse rather than dominate the work. Otherwise they become a jarring distraction to the literary experience. Click on the link below to listen to (or download) the podcast from the evening.

Thumbnail image for Williams head shot Photo credit Marilyn Roos

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