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HUNTINGTON — This month’s Writers Can Read series will feature the novelists Valerie Nieman and Joy Callaway. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 in Heritage Station at 210 11th St. in downtown Huntington.

Valerie Nieman’s new novel “In the Lonely Backwater,” set in rural North Carolina, is being called “not only a page-turning thriller but also a complex psychological portrait of a young woman dealing with guilt, betrayal, and secrecy.”

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