Nov. 5 author event will benefit women's education

The Cleveland Heights Chapter Q of P.E.O. International will host an intimate afternoon with author D.M. Pulley on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2 p.m., at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, 3031 Monticello Blvd. in Cleveland Heights. Proceeds will benefit P.E.O. International Projects for Women’s Education.

The afternoon will include a book reading, Q-and-A session, and book signing by Pulley, the 2014 winner of Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel award for her debut novel, The Dead Key. Her latest novel, The Buried Book, was published in August. She lives in Greater Cleveland with her husband and two sons, and writes in the mystery/thriller genre. 

This is the fifth annual author event hosted by Chapter Q, a philanthropic educational organization. The event showcases popular Greater Cleveland authors, promotes literacy and raises money to educate women. Previous featured authors were James Renner, Thrity Umrigar, Mary Doria Russell and Sam Thomas. 

Books will be available for purchase at the event through A Cultural Exchange, a local nonprofit that promotes multicultural educational programs. A dessert reception will immediately follow. To purchase tickets ($15), contact Jan Hornack at 440-442-5631 or

Chapter Q of P.E.O. International, was organized in 1930 and supports the P.E.O. mission to celebrate the advancement of women, educate women through scholarships, grants, loans, and awards and motivate women to achieve their highest aspirations. For more information, visit www.Facebook/PEOChapterQOhio.

Ellen Bartz

Ellen Bartz is a Cleveland Heights resident and current president of Chapter Q of P.E.O. International.

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Volume 9, Issue 11, Posted 11:54 AM, 11.01.2016