Meet the Author | Dr. Jon Hershey



The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Meet the Author Series presents In the Heart of the Read: Disasters, Fish Stories, Outer Space, and the Manipulation of Truth.” Dr. Jon Hershey discusses how Herman Melville turned truth into great literature.  This is part of The Big Read’s 2020 book, “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel Philbrick and looks at some of the ways true stories have become fantastic fiction.


When:  Tuesday, February 18, 10:30 a.m.

Where:  St. Simons Casino Room 108

Cost:  Free to Guild members; $10 to non-members. Please make a reservation by going to  PLEASE CANCEL IF UNABLE TO ATTEND.