Author here on April 23

Published 9:53 am Thursday, April 16, 2015

Bill Thompson, writer for Our State magazine and author of books about North Carolina, will present a program at Davie County Public Library on Thursday, April 23 at 7 p.m.

This is sponsored by the library and by Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society.

Thompson’s column Front Porch Stories has been a regular feature in Our State magazine for 10 years. He has authored four books: “Sweet Tea, Fried Chicken, and Lazy Dogs: A Reflection of North Carolina Life,” “Pearl’s Porch Palace and other Stories from Flynn’s Crossing, NC,” “Backyards, Bowties and Beauty Queens,” and his latest book, “Celia Whitfield’s Boy.”

He has traveled throughout North Carolina and the south as a speaker for hundreds of organizations and has been master of ceremonies for hundreds of events.  He shares humor and memories that help the audience remember their past.