MA – Chandler Reward of Merit Lecture

R.A. Salvatore appears at the Thayer Memorial Library on Thursday Ocotober 4, 2012 at 7:00pm.

Press Release:

R. A. SALVATORE to receive prestigious Chandler Reward of Merit at the Thayer Memorial Library on Thursday, 04 October at 7pm in the Reference Room.

In 1962 Library Trustee Herbert H. Hosmer initiated an annual lecture to bring a speaker to the Library who exemplified excellence in the field of children’s and young adult literature.  Speakers received an award for their contributions, the Chandler Reward of Merit.

A lifelong resident of Massachusetts, R.A. Salvatore, began writing shortly after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications/Media from Fitchburg State College.  His first break came in 1987 when TSR, publisher of Dungeons & Dragons ®, offered him a contract based on a proposal for the Forgotten Realms shared-world setting.

The Sentinels, the third book in the Stone of Tymora series for teens, written with his son Geno, was published earlier this year. The series is R.A. Salvatore’s first collaboration with his son, and has Salvatore’s Dark Elf character, Drizzt Do’Urden.

Thayer Memorial Library
717 Main Street, Lancaster, MA 01523-2248
(978) 368-8928

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