Joy Ann Ribar Visits September 12

Author of Deep Dark Secrets and Deep Bitter Roots Joy Ann Ribar will have a presentation about what influenced her writing from the Marquette County area and a passage reading from Deep Bitter Roots. A small Q&A will be held at the end of the presentation.

Masks and social distancing will be required for attending; only five people will be able to sign up for the event on Saturday September 12 at 1:00 pm. Call 608-296-2544 or stop in at the Ethel Everhard Memorial Library to claim your spot! The presentation will last for about 45 minutes. Options to pay for a signed book of Deep Bitter Roots are also available!

Her bio is: What do retired English and writing instructors do with all their free time?  Write, of course.  When Joy Ann Ribar retired in 2017, she never imagined her first mystery novel would be published two years later!  There are currently three titles in the Deep Lakes Cozy Mystery Series, and Joy’s working on the fourth.  A Marquette County native, Joy's background includes working in the fields of journalism, law and education, which she incorporates in her mysteries, along with an interest in baking and wine. Joy is a member of Sisters in Crime, Blackbird Writers, and Wisconsin Writers Association. Her short story, The Bee Servant, received Honorable Mention in the Jade Ring Writing Contest for 2020 and will be published in the Wisconsin Writers Association anthology.