Skip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Southwest writer Anne Hillerman to talk at ‘One Author’ event
top story

Southwest writer Anne Hillerman to talk at ‘One Author’ event

  • 0
Library books teaser

KEARNEY — Award-winning author Anne Hillerman will speak at the eighth annual One Author Kearney event 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at the World Theatre, 2318 Central Ave.

Her appearance is sponsored by the Kearney Public Library Foundation and the Kearney Public Library. A book-signing will follow her talk.

Free tickets are required and are available at the library or by calling 308-233-3282. There is a limit of four tickets per person. Masks will be required at the request of Hillerman and The World Theatre.

Support Local Journalism

Your subscription makes our reporting possible.

Hillerman of Santa Fe., N.M., continues the popular mystery series that her father Tony Hillerman began in 1970, but with her own voice. Her debut novel, “Spider Woman’s Daughter,” received the prestigious Spur Award for best first novel. Five mysteries followed, each a New York Times best-seller.

Hillerman also has published several non-fiction books. She worked for many years as a reporter and editor. She recently received the Frank Waters Award for contributions to the literature of the Southwest.

Books will be available for purchase in partnership with The Sequel bookstore, with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Kearney Public Library Foundation.

Also, a few spots remain open for a writing workshop with Hillerman noon-2:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Kearney Public Library at 2020 First Ave. Preregistration and payment of $20 are required. Lunch will be provided. Call 308-233-3282 or visit


Get local news delivered to your inbox!

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

The smallest of details have a story in the home of John and Connie Beck of Minden. There’s a tiny coin purse in a shadow box that John’s grandmother gave to him when he was 7 or 8 years old. Two hats rest on top of the kitchen cabinets that belonged to his parents in the 1940s or ’50s. 

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.


Breaking News