Monday, November 08, 2010
Author of Year Lecture by Allen Ballard
Capital Region author Allen B. Ballard, Ph.D., will be honored by the Friends group on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 1:30 p.m. at the Main Library. The Friends will present Ballard, a professor of history and Africana studies at the University at Albany, with the 2010 Author of the Year Award. Ballard will also give a lecture. His most recent novel, “Carried by Six,” received the 2010 Honor Book Prize in Afro-American literature from the American Library Association’s Black Caucus. This event is free and open to the public.