TAMIU Welcomes Author Piñon with Book Signing April 24
Posted: 4/12/12

TAMIU Welcomes Author María
Hilda Piñon for Book Signing April 24

Maria Hilda Pinon
Maria Hilda Piñon, author of "The Willows of Corona" will be at TAMIU April 24, 2012.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) will host a book signing for Laredo native María Hilda Piñon, author of  “The Willows of Corona,”  on Tuesday, April 24 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the Helen Richter Watson Gallery, inside the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library.

Piñon, whose educational background is in nursing, spiritual direction, life coaching and psychology, has been involved in ministerial programs for the past 35 years as well as producing programming for the national television station EWTN. She holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.

She shared the focus of her novel, set in South Texas.

“ ‘The Willows of Corona’ is, at its core, a novel dealing with the complex structures of subjects such as love, relationships, and the perseverance of the human heart. It takes place in South Texas, and has both a heartbreaking and uplifting narrative that embodies the full spectrum of human experience,” she explained.

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