Writers Read: George Morgan and "Rocket Girl"

 

May 13, 2014, Writers Read at Fallbrook Library Presents

Author and Playwright George D. Morgan

Discussing

Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist

Preceded by open mic for original poetry and proseRocketGirlCover

Date: Tuesday, May 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Location: Fallbrook Library, 124 S Mission, Fallbrook, 760-731-4650

George D. Morgan is the Playwright in Residence at California Institute of Technology, in Pasadena. His biography Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist, which followed his play of the same name, reveals the unusual and formerly secret story of his mother, a young woman who found herself in the competitive male world of rocket fuel science, while the United States competed with Germany and the Soviet Union.

Rocket Girl will be available at the reading for sale and signing.

For more information, contact K-B Gressitt at kbgressitt@gmail.com or 760-522-1064.