FLORENCE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Shoals Writers Guild is holding a membership drive on May 20 that will feature a special guest.

Edie Hand will join the group for the event and read some of her recently published book “Edie Hand’s Women of True Grit.”

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Hand is an alumnus of the University of North Alabama and has authored over 25 books

The event will be held at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Anyone interested in attending can find out more information here.