Veteran photographer to speak at writers organization


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MOUNT PLEASANT — Thomas Morrissey of Texarkana will speak at the Northeast Texas Writers Organization meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, beginning at 6 p.m. at Herschel’s Restaurant in Mount Pleasant.

A 17-year veteran and former helicopter pilot, Morrissey will present thoughts on his current projects and discuss the development of his Coffee Table Book, Between the Lines: Photographs from the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC,published by Syracuse University Press. Morrissey has been a longtime photography instructor, and he has taught more than four decades at several colleges and universities, including MIT and Rhode Island School of Design. Presently, he serves as adjunct faculty at Texas A&M University-Texarkana. He has received the National Science Foundation Fellowship awards for STEM/Guitar Building.

The meeting will be preceded by a 4 p.m. critique session. Both sessions are free and open to all writers, readers, editors and book illustrators.

For more information, contact Jeanie at 903-305-8023 or Galand at 903 563-1352.