WFU Writers Reading Series features Zelda Lockhart

By Pam Barrett
February 15, 2006

Wake Forest University's Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series will feature author Zelda Lockhart at 4 p.m. Feb. 24. The reading will be held in DeTamble Auditorium in Tribble Hall and will be followed by a reception and book signing. The event is being held in partnership with Salem College.

Zelda Lockhart

Lockhart is the author of "Fifth Born," which recently won a finalist award for debut fiction from the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Legacy Foundation. It was also featured by Barnes & Noble as one of their "Discover Great New Writers." Her second novel, "Cold Running Creek," was published by Simon & Schuster in August 2005, and "The Evolution," her serial novella, currently appears in the archives of's Open Book series.

Lockhart is a graduate of Norfolk State University and Old Dominion University. She currently resides in Hillsborough.

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The Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series is sponsored by the English department. All readings are free and open to the public. For more information on the reading, contact John McNally at or at 336-758-3366.