Fort Smith author John Casey will be featured during Authors in the Afternoon from 4:30-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Fort Smith Public Library, 3201 Rogers Ave. Casey will promote and sign copies of his book, "Yellowwood and Other Stories." These short stories offer glimpses into the lives of ordinary people who find themselves in dilemmas. The characters struggle with religious faith, cope with death and maneuver through tricky family relationships. Casey is an English teacher in Van Buren and a lifelong Fort Smith. Copies of "Yellowwood and Other Stories" will be available for sale and signing at this open-house style event.

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