FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 8, 2011
Contact: Anika Mitchell Perkins
CAC to host book launch for Smith’s debut novel
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- The Columbus Arts Council is hosting the book launch event for Michael F. Smith's debut novel, "The Hands of Strangers."
The event is Thursday, April 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus. Refreshments will be served and the event is open to the public.
Copies of the novel will be available for purchase, and Smith will be signing books and visiting with guests.
“The Hands of Strangers”is a beautiful novel about the worst nightmare a parent can experience. When Jon and Estelle’s daughter vanishes in Paris, they try to survive the days, weeks and months in their own ways, dealing with their own secrets and questions, both wondering: Can hope alone change anything?
Smith teaches creative writing at MUW.
More information about the author and "The Hands of Strangers" is available at www.michaelfsmith.com.