Author of Not Without My Father discusses journey on Natchez Trail

Andra Watkins
Andra Watkins

Author and public speaker Andra Watkins will speak about her freshly published memoir, Not Without My Father, at the Howland Public Library on Saturday, March 28, at 1 p.m. Watkins will look back on her poignant and often hilarious 444-mile journey with her father on the Natchez Trail. She will tell of how their dysfunctional relationship changes forever on the trip.

This special one-hour event is free, and no registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. Books will be on hand for sale and signing. To learn more about Watkins, go to

For more information about the event, contact Alison Herrero, adult services librarian, at 845-831-1134. The Howland Public Library is located at 313 Main St. in Beacon. To see all upcoming events at the Howland Public Library, go to and click on Calendar.

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