Groundbreaking Novelist Headlines Chatham Literacy’s Fall Luncheon During National American Indian Heritage Month
Award-winning author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle will discuss her acclaimed debut novel, Even as We Breathe, at Chatham Literacy’s Fall for Literacy Luncheon on Thursday, November 2, at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro, from noon to 2 p.m.
November is National American Indian Heritage Month, and Clapsaddle, who lives on the Qualla Boundary near Cherokee, NC, is the first enrolled citizen of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to publish a novel.
Even as We Breathe was one of NPR’s Books We Love of 2020. Clapsaddle, a graduate of Yale and the College of William and Mary, taught English and writing for twelve years at Swain County High School in Bryson City. She is currently president of the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Writer’s Network.
Tickets to the fundraiser for Chatham Literacy are $100 each and may be purchased at www.chathamliteracy.org or by calling 919-742-0578. Tables seat ten people.
McIntyre’s Books will donate 15% of book sales to Chatham Literacy.