NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South

Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the turbulent civil rights movement in Winston-Salem in her new coming-of-age novel, “Swimming Between Worlds,” while drawing on her own experiences living in Africa. Orr is the author of “A Different Sun: A Novel of Africa,” and the memoir, “Gods of Noonday: A White Girl’s African Life.”

Orr will talk about her novel, “Swimming Between Worlds,” (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, April 3, $16) at the following events.

▪ April 7, 11 a.m. at McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., in Fearrington Village in Pittsboro.

▪ April 11, 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

▪ April 17, 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham.

▪ April 26, 6:30 p.m. at Page 158 Books, 415 Brooks St Unit B, Wake Forest.