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Jamie Ford: Edmonds CC Community Read Author

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Edmonds Community College brings activist Angela Davis (Jan. 17), a panel of experts on the issue of human trafficking (Jan. 31), Seattle NAACP vice president Gerald Hankerson (Feb. 6), and author Jamie Ford (Feb. 27), to campus as part of its lecture series. All events take place in the Black Box Theatre at Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave.W, Lynnwood.

Free and open to the public. For more information, call 425.640.1139 or go to www.blackboxedcc.org.

Edmonds Community College's lunchtime lecture series brings thought-provoking and inspirational speakers to campus. Each quarter, a committee of students, faculty, and staff invite scholars, artists, activists, and community leaders to campus to spark discussion and reflection in our community.


Jamie Ford: Edmonds CC Community Read Author — 12:30 p.m., Wed., Feb. 27

Jamie Ford is the New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, which was an IndieBound Next List selection, and a Borders Original Voices pick. Ford is the great grandson of Nevada mining pioneer Min Chung, who immigrated from Kaiping, China, to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the western name "Ford.” Ford is an award-winning short-story writer and an alumnus of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers and a survivor of Orson Scott Card's Literary Boot Camp. Edmonds CC Community Read scholarship winners will also be acknowledged at this event.

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