Author Visit with Steve Manchester

Steve Manchester

Meet this Somerset author and Gulf War Veteran at the Library on Thursday, January 31 at 6:00 PM. He will discuss his book, The Unexpected Storm: The Gulf War Legacy, which recounts his own experiences before, during and after the war.

Steve is the published author of 13 books including his most recent work, Goodnight, Brian. His work has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show, CNN’s American Morning, BET’s Nightly NewsGood Day Atlanta; in the New York Daily News, Newark Star Ledger, Boston Globe, Detroit Free Press, Providence Journal, Dallas Morning News, Orlando Sentinel, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Daily Oklahoman; and on 50+ nationally-syndicated radio shows from coast-to-coast.

When not spending time with his children, writing, teaching, or promoting his works, this Massachusetts author speaks to troubled children through the Straight Ahead Christian Program, as well as Street Speakers; a talented group of high school poets from the Whaling City A.R.E. Program in New Bedford, Massachusetts. http://www.teenink.us/

Each March, he also hosts a comedy event for A Wish Come True, Inc. http://www.awish.org/ In the past four years, he has raised more than $98,000 for children with life-threatening illnesses.