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Department to Host Kayla Williams, combat veteran and author of “Love My Rifle More Than You”

Posted by bgsuenglish on April 13, 2009

williamsBGSU Alumna Kayla Williams, former U.S. Army soldier who served in the Middle East as an Arabic interpreter, and author of the memoir, Love My Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army, will be hosted by the Department of English tomorrow. She earned her BA in English Literature from BGSU in 1997 and has been interviewed in venues that include the BBC, NPR and CNN. She currently blogs for The Huffington Post.

Ms. Williams will be featured speaker at a 2:00-3:30 p.m. event tomorrow, Tuesday April 14. A reception will follow (3:30-4:30 p.m.) in 207 Bowen Thompson Student Union.  An evening forum with Kayla is also scheduled at Grounds for Thought Bookstore and Coffeeshop in downtown Bowling Green, at 7 p.m.

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