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5/13/2019 - The Rutledge Summer Series: A Universe of Stories Presents The UFO Experience

On Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 1-3pm, in the Kingsley Room, Stephen Spignesi will be giving a lecture about UFOs.

The UFO Experience by Stephen Spignesi is based on his acclaimed book, “The Big Book of UFO Facts, Figures, and Truth.” In addition to a fascinating slide show, the lecture will cover topics such as the different types of close encounters, physical evidence of UFOs, crop circles, as well as sightings by celebrities, political figures, astronauts, and pilots.

Stephen Spignesi is a Connecticut native and a New York Times bestselling author who writes about popular culture, television, film, American and world history, and contemporary fiction. Spignesi’s more than 60 books have been translated into several languages. His writings have been featured in numerous publications such as the New York Times, the New Haven Register, TV Guide, and many more. Spignesi has also appeared on several news outlets such as CNN, MSNBC, and Fox. He was featured in the 1998 E! Documentary, The Kennedys: Power, Seduction, and Hollywood as a Kennedy family authority, as well as the A&E Biography of Stephen King which aired in January 2000. Spignesi’s notable works beyond The Big Book of UFO Facts, Figures, and Truth include his 1997 New York Times bestseller, JFK Jr. as well as his Complete Stephen King Encyclopedia which was a 1991 Bram Stoker Award nominee.He is also a Practitioner in Residence at the University of New Haven and an Adjunct Professor at Gateway Community College in New Haven. He is the founder and Editor-in Chief of the small press publishing company, The Stephen John Press.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register. The Rutledge Summer Series was made possible by the Charles H. and Ella Emery Rutledge Fund.