Mary Alice Monroe and Friends

Mary Alice Monroe and Friends


NYT Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe launches “Conversations with Mary Alice Monroe and Friends” with the Lanier Library in Tryon, NC, on Saturday, November 23rd.  The partnership with the library began with the launch of Monroe’s latest book The Summer Guests in April and will continue with the “conversations” series.

Monroe’s first guest will be Cassandra King Conroy, popular Southern author and widow of Pat Conroy.  They will discuss King’s latest Book, Tell Me a Story, a memoir of her life with Conroy, which comes out in October 2019.

Details and tickets available at Lanier Library or online at



If you have questions about this event or would like to volunteer to help, please contact Peter Franklin at


Lanier Library gratefully acknowledges support of this event from these sponsors for this year’s

Mary Alice Monroe events: 

Tom & Vicky Jackson
HomeTrust Bank
Peter Franklin & Greg Wright
Bonnie Lingerfelt Owner/Broker RE/MAX Advantage Realty
Tryon Riding & Hunt Club
Cindy & John Boyle Wells Fargo Advisors
International Equestrian Foundation
The Coca-Cola Company
St. Luke’s Hospital
Major funding for the Lanier Library provided by the Polk County Community Foundation