Author Series - Jeffrey Blount

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Jeffrey Blount is the award-winning author of three novels, including "The Emancipation of Evan Walls,winner of the 2019 Readers Favorite Book Award, the 2019 American Bookfest Best Book Award and a Shelf Unbound 2019 Notable Book.


He is also an Emmy award-winning television director and a 2016 inductee to the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. During a 34-year career at NBC News, Jeffrey directed a decade of Meet The Press, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and major special events.


This presentation is part of an author series provided by the Florida Library Association featuring award-winning and best-selling authors of various genres to inform, educate and entertain. Authors will spend time chatting about various topics, including:

  • How they became a writer
  • Their writing process
  • How libraries have impacted their career
  • Audience Q&A




Visit the video archive to watch past author presentations in this series.


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