For release: May 5, 2008
For press information, contact Gabrielle Maxey
Alonzo Stovall will discuss his novel The Legal Hitters at noon May 14 at the University of Memphis. The talk will be held in the Ned R.
McWherter Library, Room 226. The event is free and open to the public.
The Legal Hitters follows a veteran police lieutenant and his team as they investigate a series of
murders in a quiet community just south of Dallas.
Stovall, whose pen name is G.W. Jacobs, was born in Chicago and has spent his career
advocating for children. He worked at a social service agency in Illinois, where he
placed children with families. After moving to Dallas, Stovall was in charge of program
development and analysis for a youth advocacy group. He continues his work on behalf
of youth in Memphis.
The talk is sponsored by the University Libraries and Friends of the University Libraries.
For more information, call 901-678-4310 or 901-678-2209.