Bestselling author Janine Latus to speak Nov. 12

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, New York Times Bestselling Author Janine Latus will speak Nov. 12 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. program will take place in Mara Auditorium located in Masters Hall near the campus fountain. Latus's sister was murdered by her husband in 2002 and it inspired Latus to write the book, "If I Am Missing or Dead." Latus travels around the country raising awareness for domestic violence and emotional abuse. This event is free and open to public.

Latus's work has appeared in Oprah magazine, More, Woman's Day, Family Circle, Parents, All You, American Baby and airline magazines for US Air, American Airlines, Continental and TWA. She has written for WomensWallStreet.com and MSN Money. Her commentaries have aired on "Marketplace" and she routinely speaks at conferences and workshops. She taught at the Missouri School of Journalism and East Carolina University, and at writing workshops at universities in Missouri, North Carolina and Wisconsin.

Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with approximately 2,600 students. It is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania. The college was founded in 1832.

By: Justin Brower, class of 2010 

Posted: Mon, 10 Nov 2008

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