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Dubus to Appear at Women of NECC Tea

Submitted by on October 25, 2011 – 9:36 am
Andre Dubus to Speak at Women of NECC Event

Andre Dubus III

Acclaimed novelist Andre Dubus III of Newbury returns as a guest of The Women of Northern Essex Community College for the annual Membership Tea on Tuesday, November 8th, at 12:30 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St.. This event is open to the public. Tickets are $45 per person. Seating is reserved.

Author of “The House of Sand and Fog”, “The Garden of the Last Days”, and most recently “Townie: a Memoir”, Dubus will read from his memoir which explores his hardscrabble youth growing up in Newburyport and Haverhill.

Dubus will also be available for a book signing at the event.  The book “Townie” will be available for purchase.

The tea menu will feature assorted tea sandwiches, a fruit cascade, and a variety of desserts.  Each attendee will receive a complimentary coffee cake donated by The Original Boston Coffee Cake Company.

Founded in 1997, The Women of NECC was organized to help Northern Essex in its efforts to raise money for scholarship for needy and deserving students.

For additional information on the tea, contact the Northern Essex Community College Institutional Advancement Office at 978-556-3789. Seating is limited.