2015 Kappa Book and Author Dinner
HYATT REGENCY DENVER TECH CENTER
7800 E. TUFTS AVE.
DENVER, CO 80237
Save the Date for the 2015 Book and Author Dinner, organized by the Denver Alumnae Association Chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Proceeds from the event benefit the Craig Hospital Alumni Scholarship Fund.
2015 Guest Authors
Kevin Guilfoile is the bestselling author of the acclaimed novels Cast of Shadows and The Thousand, which have been translated into more than 25 languages. His recent memoir, A Drive Into the Gap, weaves an account of his father's struggle with Alzheimer's dementia into a real-life mystery involving the bat that baseball legend Roberto Clemente used to get his 3,000th and final hit. He and his family live in the Chicago area.
Keith McCafferty is the Survival Editor of Field & Stream, a recipient of the Traver Award for angling literature, and has twice been a finalist for a National Magazine Award. His first novel in the Sean Stranahan mystery series, “The Royal Wulff Murders," set in Montana's Madison River Valley, was a Book of the Month Club and Mystery Guild selection, and received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly. Keith was one of three finalists for the High Plains Award for the Novel, along with Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford and National Book Award recipient Louise Erdrich. Keith’s second novel, “The Gray Ghost Murders,” was selected by the Oprah Winfrey Book Club as one of the “5 Addictive New Mysteries We Can’t Put Down.” “Dead Man’s Fancy” also received a red star review from Publisher’s Weekly, and "Crazy Mountain Kiss," currently released in hardcover, has earned starred reviews from both Publisher's Weekly and Booklist. His fifth novel will be published by Viking/Perguin Books in June 2015. Keith lives in Bozeman, Montana.
Judy Young remembers writing a poem for her grandmother when she was about ten. Her grandmother encouraged her to keep writing, and Judy did! Judy is the author of over twenty children’s picture books and her first children’s novel, Promise, released in August 2015. Judy’s books have received numerous awards and honors. One of the most cherished is hearing LeVar Burton read A Pet for Miss Wright for Reading Rainbow Storytime Video to celebrate National Reading Month. Another, was watching as R is for Rhyme, A Poetry Alphabet was performed by the University of Utah’s Creative Dance Program. Judy resides in the Bear River Range near Mink Creek, Idaho, with her husband, Ross, a professional artist who illustrated two of Judy’s books. In their spare time, the Youngs like to hike, fly fish, camp and travel in “Arlo,” their traveling studio.