Artist and author Anne Crown will discuss a new novel on August 29

Byzantium Sky Press and Rehoboth Beach Public Library will present an author event with Anne Crown from 4:30-5:30 p.m., Monday, August 29, via Zoom.

Crown will read her debut novel “Evergreen” and answer questions from viewers.

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In the novel, travel writer Emma Collins and her sister return to Evergreen, their childhood home, to bury their mother. There, Emma begins to unravel emotions and relationships that take her on a journey through the past. Digging through family trinkets, heirlooms, and forgotten objects, she finds her old diary and reflects on her own life and dreams to find meaning in the choices she’s made about love.

Haunted by the memory of her true love, Emma feels powerless to project herself into the future without a resolution to the past, what could have been and what remains, until her heart opens to romance. unexpected with a young winemaker she meets while working on a story in Provence. Will she settle for this less than once-in-a-lifetime love? Even she can’t decide until fate steps in and comes full circle, making an unforeseen choice for her.

Originally from Virginia, Anne Crown moved to Rehoboth Beach in 2002, where she continued to pursue her interests in poetry, writing and art. Her poem, “The Button Box”, won the Random Acts of Poetry competition sponsored by the University of Delaware in 2016. As an award-winning artist, she has traveled and painted extensively throughout the United States and Europe , where she developed an affinity for Provence. She is a member of the Rehoboth Beach Writers Guild.

“Evergreen” is available at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach and online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. To find out more, visit and contact the author at

Irene B. Bowles