Book Reading: “Joy, Interrupted”


  • Categories: Literary
  • Event posted: June 2, 2013
  • Last updated: Sept. 16, 2014

Event details

The Raven Book Store will host a reading at 7 p.m., Friday, June 7, at The Raven (6 E. 7th St., Lawrence, Kan.). The event features authors Melissa Miles McCarter and Margaret Kramar.

Both authors will read from Joy, Interrupted: An Anthology on Motherhood and Loss.

Six years after her daughter died of SIDS and she struggled with secondary infertility due to an ectopic pregnancy, Melissa Miles McCarter of Ironton, Missouri, edited Joy, Interrupted, which presents varying perspectives of maternal loss by authors and artists from all over the world. Kramar will share her experiences with raising a child with a disability.

The Raven Book Store is located at 6 E. 7th St., in Lawrence, Kan. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information on Raven events, please visit the store’s website at


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