Writers in the Library: Jack the Healing Cat, November 19

The author, illustrator and publisher of the new children’s book Jack the Healing Cat will discuss the creative process of book publishing at Writers in the Library on Monday, November 19 at 7 p.m. in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of Hodges Library. The event is free and open to the public.

Jack the Healing Cat tells the story of a cat who moves in with the family of a little girl facing health issues. Jack helps the girl through some tough times and becomes a member of the family. The story is based on true events

Jack the Healing Cat
was written by Marilyn Kallet, Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Tennessee and illustrated by Sandra Van Winkle. The book was published with the assistance of editor Beto Cumming of Iris Press.

The Writers in the Library series is sponsored by the University of Tennessee Libraries and the Creative Writing Program of the UT English Department. For further information, please contact Jo Anne Deeken, head of technical services, UT Libraries, at 974-6905 or jdeeken@utk.edu, or R.B. Morris, Jack E. Reese writer in residence, UT Libraries, at 974-3004 or rbmorris@utk.edu.