An Evening with Terry McMillan

February 3, 2021 | By: Communications Staff

Terry McMillan, bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale, will speak and answer questions at an SJCPL author event.

The St. Joseph County Public Library will host An Evening with Terry McMillan for their annual Black History Month Author Talk. McMillan will give a live virtual presentation followed by a question and answer session via Zoom on Monday, February 22, at 6:30pm.

Latorya Greene, president of the South Bend Chapter of the Indiana Black Expo, and Kathy Burnette, owner of The Brain Lair, will lead a question and answer session after McMillan’s talk. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and space will be limited for the live virtual session. To register, visit An Evening with Terry McMillan. For more information about the event, call 574-282-4646 or visit

This event is made possible through the support and partnership of the South Bend Chapter of the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. and The Brain Lair

Author Terry McMillan is a household name and writes with humor and warmth. Her books, including Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, are filled with strong black female characters. Her latest novel, It’s Not All Downhill From Here, will be released in March and tells the story of one woman’s unexpected loss and her strength and determination to reinvent herself.

About Terry McMillan

Terry McMillan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Waiting to ExhaleHow Stella Got Her Groove BackA Day Late and a Dollar ShortThe Interruption of EverythingI Almost Forgot About You, and the editor of Breaking Ice: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Fiction. Four of Ms. McMillan’s novels have been made into movies: Waiting to Exhale (Twentieth Century Fox, 1995); How Stella Got Her Groove Back (Twentieth Century Fox, 1998); Disappearing Acts (HBO Pictures, 1999); and A Day Late and a Dollar Short (Lifetime, 2014). She lives in California. Visit for more information.

News Media Contact:
Jennifer Henecke, Communications Specialist

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