Author Event: Gary Gupton
Come join us for a very special story time featuring Gary Gupton, author of Time to Meet Max: Adventures in Guatemala with Anna and Cole, a story of friendship and adventure.
Gary Neil Gupton was born in Louisburg, NC. He lived on their small farm raising vegetables, cows, pigs, chickens and dogs, cropping tobacco with his aunts and uncles and gaining an appreciation for nature and the simple life. He received his BA with a major in Biology from Wake Forest University and studied Elementary Education post-grad at UNC-Wilmington. Gary took his first writing classes through the OLLI program at UNCW where he wrote a memoir and a YA manuscript during “National Write a Novel in a Month”. He sailed on the Captain John Cook replica ship Endeavour from Baltimore to Philadelphia. His travels to Guatemala, Panama, Puerto Rico and Andalusia Spain have been inspiration for present and future writing. At the request of his eight-year- old cousin he wrote his first children’s chapter book, Time to Meet Max, set in Guatemala.