Diana Gabaldon, author of the “Outlander” series, will be speaking in Laramie on July 6 from 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) to 9:00 p.m. in the University of Wyoming’s Union Ballroom in the student union. Books will be available for purchase through the UW Bookstore and will be available on the day of the event. Gabaldon’s talk is in conjunction with the Ninth International Scott Conference “Walter Scott: Sheriff and Outlaw.” The talk is free.

This event is cosponsored by UW Libraries, University Bookstore, College of Arts and Sciences Department of English, and the Albany County Public Library.

According to her website, Diana Gabaldon is the author of the award-winning, #1 NYT-bestselling Outlander novels including “Outlander,” “Dragonfly in Amber,” “Voyager,” “Drums of Autumn,” The Fiery Cross,” “A Breath of Snow and Ashes,” and “An Echo in the Bone.” The series, published in 26 countries and 23 languages, includes a companion volume, “The Outlandish Companion,” that provides details on the settings, background, characters, research, and writing of the novels. Gabaldon has also written several books in a sub-series featuring Lord John Grey: “Lord John and the Private Matter,” “Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade,” and “Lord John and the Hands of the Devil.”
Gabaldon is presently working on the fourth Lord John novel, and the eighth book in the Outlanderseries. In addition, she is working on a contemporary mystery series, set in Phoenix, and has written Highly Scholarly Introductions to recent Modern Library editions of Sir Walter Scott’s “Ivanhoe” and Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense.”

For more information, contact Rosanne Latimer at 307-766-3641 or rlatimer@uwyo.edu.

The Albany County Public Library is located at 310 S. 8th, in Laramie and is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 721-2580 or visit the Albany County Library website at www.albanycountylibrary.org. Requests for accommodations from persons with disabilities must be made 24 hours in advance of a meeting.