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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author to speak at APSU

 

Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center (WNDAACC)In honor of the U.S. armed forces and in celebration of Women’s History Month, Austin Peay State University will feature a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who penned a book as a letter to her son about his father who was killed overseas.

Dana Canedy (© Naum Kazhdan/The New York Times)

Dana Canedy (© Naum Kazhdan/The New York Times)

Dana Canedy, author of the critically acclaimed memoir, “A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor,” will be the keynote speaker at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 25 in the Clement Auditorium. The event – sponsored by the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center and Student Affairs – is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Following her presentation, Canedy will be available for questions and a book signing. Books are available for purchase in the Ann Ross Bookstore on campus.

“A Journal for Jordan” is the story of her fiancé, the late 1st Sgt. Charles Monroe King, who wrote a 200-page journal for their infant son in case he did not return from the war on Iraq. «Read the rest of this article»

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