Monday, August 25, 2014

Lowcountry Author Kathryn Wall To Visit 9/10

Wednesday, September 10, Kathryn R. Wall, author of 12 Bay Tanner mysteries, will present to the Upstate SC Chapter of Sisters in Crime. Her Bay Tanner mysteries, including St. John’s Folly from Bella Rosa Books, are set on Hilton Head Island and in the surrounding South Carolina Lowcountry.

The monthly Sisters in Crime meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10, at The Runway Café, 21 Airport Rd, Greenville, S.C. Be there at 6:15 p.m. to meet Kathryn and enjoy the chapter fellowship. Supper should be served at 6:30. Wall’s presentation will begin at 7 p.m. Both the dinner and the meeting are open to the public.

In order for the Runway Café to speed service, dinner orders must be emailed to Ellis Vidler by noon the day of the meeting. If you can't dine with us, we would still like to know you plan to attend so we can be sure you have a seat. To see the special menu for our group, please click on the Advance Order Menu tab at right.  If you place an order and do not attend or fail to cancel by noon, you will be charged for the meal. And like always, we'll enjoy it.

Wall wrote her first story at the age of six then decided to take a few decades off. She grew up in a small town in northeastern Ohio and attended college there and in Pennsylvania. For 25 years she practiced her profession as an accountant in both public and private practice.  In 1994, she and her late husband, Norman, retired to Hilton Head Island.

Wall has been a mentor in the Hilton Head schools and has served on the board of directors of Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry. She is a founder of the Island Writers Network and served as national treasurer for Sisters in Crime. She has two stepsons, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.