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ARTICLE_TEXT <p>Author Steve Yates, a Springfield native and assistant director/marketing director at the University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, will talk about his new book, &ldquo;Some Kinds of Love: Stories,&rdquo; at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 13, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.<br /> <br /> From the Ozarks of the 1830s, when locals perceive doomsday in a historic starfall, to the near future at an all-night slow-pitch softball tournament when Armageddon looms yet again, these stories chart the dark side of love, the ties that bind families, and the sweet complications of human desire.<br /> <br /> The fiction collection, published by the University of Massachusetts Press, was the winner of the Juniper Prize. Seven of the 12 stories are set in Springfield or the Missouri Ozarks.</p>
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Some Kinds of Love: Stories, Author Talk with Steve Yates May 13 at Library Center

All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day.

The Library Center and Schweitzer Brentwood branch libraries will not have phone service Monday, May 29-Tuesday, May 30, due to maintenance. Please call (417) 865-1340 for assistance.

Some Kinds of Love: Stories, Author Talk with Steve Yates May 13 at Library Center

April 30, 2013 — Author Steve Yates, a Springfield native and assistant director/marketing director at the University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, will talk about his new book, “Some Kinds of Love: Stories,” at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 13, in the Library Center auditorium, 4653 S. Campbell Ave. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event.

From the Ozarks of the 1830s, when locals perceive doomsday in a historic starfall, to the near future at an all-night slow-pitch softball tournament when Armageddon looms yet again, these stories chart the dark side of love, the ties that bind families, and the sweet complications of human desire.

The fiction collection, published by the University of Massachusetts Press, was the winner of the Juniper Prize. Seven of the 12 stories are set in Springfield or the Missouri Ozarks.

PRESS CONTACTS

Kathleen O'Dell
Community Relations Director
kathleeno@thelibrary.org
(417) 616-0564
Sarah Jane Rosendahl
Copywriter
sarahr@thelibrary.org
(417) 616-0566
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