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Book Launch for The Greek Persuasion by Kimberly Robeson

Date: 5/16/2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: Library & Academic Resource Ctr (LARC) - Library Reading Room (1st floor)


Book Launch for The Greek Persuasion by Kimberly Robeson

The LAVC Library and the LAVC Foundation Office are hosting a book launch event for The Greek Persuasion by Kimberly Robeson on Thursday, May 16 from 1:30-3 p.m. in the LAVC Library Reading Room on the first floor of the Library & Academic Resource Center (LARC). 

The event will feature a reading, discussion, Greek music with singer Vassilia Meliou accompanied by Michael Garza, and signing with an introduction by Adoni Maropis, actor (Mortal Kombat, 24, etc.)  There will also be raffle prizes including T-shirts, mugs, and more. A free raffle ticket will be given to each person who attends. 

The book will be available for sale for $20, and purchases includes a second free raffle ticket and bookmark. All proceeds from book sales at event will be donated to the LAVC Foundation.

Kimberly Robeson, a Greek-American assistant professor at LAVC, teaches world literature,
creative writing, and composition. She is also the coadvisor for the college’s LGBTQ+ Club. She received a master’s degree in comparative literature and has taught English in Greece, Peru, and the United States for the past twenty-seven years. The Greek Persuasion is her debut novel.

Kimberly grew up in Greece, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and the United States. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Hugo, and their three bulldogs: Achilles, Oia, and Opa.

For more information, contact Xiao Liu-Behlendorf at (818) 947-2763 or by email.

This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing sign-language interpreters, assisted listening devices, large print, Braille materials, or any other accommodations should email Xiao Liu-Behlendorf by May 6, 2019.


Ticket Cost: Free event; book will be available for sale

Parking: Guest should park in Parking Structure – 4th Floor. Parking permit is not required in designated parking location during time of event. View campus map

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For more information please contact: LAVC Library - Xiao Behlendorf

Phone: (818) 947-2763

Email: liux@lavc.edu