Tuesday, January 22 @ 7:00 pm
Location: Community Room
Join the editors of the anthology Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery for stories and photographs from one of the country’s most distinguished burial grounds. Book sale and signing to follow.
Sweet Auburn, as Mount Auburn Cemetery is affectionately known, is America’s first garden cemetery. An amazing group of authors and notables have come together in DEAD IN GOOD COMPANY to celebrate Mount Auburn Cemetery. They include historical novelist William Martin; former Mayor of Boston and Ambassador to the Vatican, Ray Flynn; Boston author and television reporter, Hank Phillippi Ryan; Pulitzer Prize winner Megan Marshall; mystery-true crime writer Kate Flora; mystery author Katherine Hall Page; medical thriller author Gary Goshgarian (Gary Braver); broadcasting legend Upton Bell; international bird guide author, ornithologist and illustrator, David Sibley; drama critic, author and host of the Theatre World Awards, Peter Filichia; screen writer and author Chris Keane; Mass Audubon’s Wayne Petersen; Talkin’s Birds radio show host, Ray Brown; founder of Project Coyote, Camilla Fox; Director of the World Bird Sanctuary, Jeff Meshach; senior scientist (RET) for wildlife at the Humane Society of the United States, John Hadidian; historian Dee Morris; and Boston Globe sports writer and television commentator, Dan Shaughnessy.
John Harrison, editor/author
John Harrison lectures on nature and wildlife. His photographs have been published by Mass Audubon, the Humane Society of the United States, BirdWatching and Project Coyote, and have appeared in books, magazines, newspapers, and websites. Additionally, he initiated and has authored the Medford Wildlife Watch blog for The Medford Transcript newspaper since 2009.
Kim Nagy, editor/author
Kim Nagy has made the natural world both her profession and her hobby.She is an avid wildlife and nature photographer, and travels widely in pursuit of her craft. Her photos haveappeared in National Geographic’s Daily Dozen, BirdWatching, several publications of the Massachusetts Audubon Society, The Marco Review, and others.