Sunday, May 6, from 4-5 p.m., Jillian Wright will have a signing at
Avid Book Store on Prince Avenue. The money from these sales will go to
CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, in Athens-Oconee. While CASA is
not specifically a homeless shelter, it deals with a root
cause of homelessness: child abuse and neglect. The organization
advocates in court for children who have been removed from unsafe homes,
so that they may have a safe and permanent home. Georgia leads the
nation in numbers of homeless children and also has a high rate of child
Jo-Ellen Oliver first began writing in high school when she won a college scholarship for an essay about the Texas City disaster. Publishing under the pen name, Jillian Wright, he has published occasional educational articles and a mystery romance, Fox Hollow. Her book about the homeless, The Man Under the Bridge, has received a good review by Writers’ Digest.
To see an interview with Jillian Wright, click here.
Find more information on CASA here!
(This book cannot be returned.)