BPL Local Author Spotlight - Meet Author Kimberla Lawson Roby October 27

The Birmingham Public Library Local Authors Committee is hosting author Kimberla Lawson Roby on Tuesday, October 27th at 6:00 p.m. on the Birmingham Public Library's Facebook page

A New York Times best-selling author of 28 books, Roby will discuss her nonfiction publication "The Woman God Created You to Be: Finding Success Through Faith- Spiritually, Personally and Professionally" (Available at https://kimroby.com/books/) A resident of Illinois, Lawson Roby has sold nearly 3 million copies of her books.     

Anyone is welcome to tune in, but the BPL Local Authors Committee is especially encouraging women (book clubs, women's ministries, social groups/organizations) to join us for a "Virtual Women's Night" and to be prepared to pose questions to the author. The event will be hosted by the BPL Local Authors Expo committee and BPL librarians Candice Hardy, Programming & Outreach, and Loretta Jones, Branch Manager. 

Lawson Roby is a recipient of numerous awards, including 2013 NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding  Literary Work - Fiction, the 2017 SOAR Radio Trailblazer of Honor Award, and the 2017 AAMBC Christian Author of the Year Award.  Lawson Roby has spoken to thousands of women at conferences across the country at conferences, workshops, libraries and colleges, sharing her powerful message of faith. She has a passion for helping women achieve the success God created them to have.  

In addition to the October 27 event for Lawson Roby, the BPL Local Authors Expo will be hosted virtually on the BPL Facebook page at 10:00 a.m. on  Saturday, November 7, 2020. The Local Authors Expo was held in 2019 at Five Points West Regional Library

The deadline for authors to register to participate is Thursday, October 16, 2020. To register, email localauthors@cobpl.org.