Live Author Event - Darren M. Edwards ("Supernatural Lore of Southern Utah")
From the fanciful and revelatory to the horrifying and sorrowful, the folklore of Southern Utah hints at a complex history. Whether spiritual or spooky, home-grown legends are a window to understanding local culture. Visit Grafton, Utah's most haunted ghost town. Explore what haunts Southern Utah University in Cedar City, the St. George Temple and Touquerville's "murder house." Learn about skinwalkers and the theft of Native American beliefs. Examine the numerous urban legends surrounding Route 666, "The Devil's Highway." Uncover the secrets of the Mountain Meadows Massacre and the curse of Escalante Petrified Forest. Drawing on information from over two hundred interviews, Darren M. Edwards investigates the tales and myths that permeate and persist in communities throughout red rock country.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Darren M. Edwards is a writer, photographer and educator living in southern Utah. When he's not giving poetry performances, busy doing a photo session, working on writing a book or teaching a class, he enjoys cuddling with his dogs, his son or his wife--and, on some very magical days, all of them together.