Award-winning author Daniel Woodrell will read at SCC on Feb. 20

Film screening of ‘Winter’s Bone’ will be Feb. 18

February 06, 2014

Award-winning author Daniel Woodrell, who wrote “Winter’s Bone,” the novel on which the 2010 film was based, will read at St. Charles Community College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in the auditorium of the Social Sciences Building.

Award-winning author Daniel Woodrell will read at SCC on Feb. 20

Daniel Woodrell will read at SCC at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Photo credit: Katie Estill.

In addition to his comments, Woodrell will read an excerpt, answer questions and will sign copies of his book, available for purchase at the event through the SCC Bookstore.

A film screening of “Winter’s Bone,” starring Jennifer Lawrence and nominated for Academy Awards, Golden Globes and others, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. Both events are free and open to the public. The film is rated R.

Five of Woodrell's eight published novels were selected as New York Times Notable Books of the Year. “Tomato Red” won the PEN West Award for the Novel in 1999. Woodrell grew up in St. Charles, Mo., and now lives in the Ozarks near the Arkansas line with his wife, Katie Estill.

For more information, contact Virginia Guneyli, SCC associate professor of English, at 636-922-8617 or

St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit


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