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A Celebration of World War II Heroes--Artsplace 19th Annual Author Event

A Celebration of World War II Heroes--Artsplace 19th Annual Author Event


Award-winning author Alena Dillon will discuss her newest novel Eyes Turned Skyward. Available October 18, this dual time-line novel is about a daughter discovering her mother’s past as a female pilot during World War II.  Alena will sign book plates for those wishing to pre-order this novel at the Author Event. Copies of her other books will be available for purchase at the event. 

Cheshire resident and author Lisa Franco, former writer/producer for WTNH 8 in New Haven, will discuss My Dearest Darling. Lisa Franco stumbled upon the couple’s lost love letters in an antique shop ten years ago, uncovering the story of Naval officer Donald Storey. This soldier was not just fighting for his country in World War II—Donald was fighting to come home to his love, Margery. This military couple’s struggle during their WWII separation becomes a road map of their destiny. Buy Lisa’s book in advance or at the event.

This event is a fundraiser and will be held at The Manor Inn in Milldale, CT. Tickets are $45 per person.

Proceeds benefit The Richard W. Conrad Memorial Arts Scholarship supporting high school seniors residing in Cheshire pursuing a career in the performing or fine arts. Please call (203-272-2787) or email Artsplace (artsplace@cheshirect.org) with any questions. Tickets at https://artsplacefriends.org/

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
4:30pm - 8:30pm

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