Local author shares inspiration for new book

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The Laredo Public Library will be hosting a book festival which will feature several authors including those from Laredo.

The "Write Now Writing Group" is a local nonprofit that seeks to give local authors a way to establish themselves.

One of the members of the group is local author Claribel De La Cruz.

De La Cruz is the author of her new book "Desafiando La Pobreza", which translates into Challenging Poverty.

The local author says she hopes to inspire others who are going through difficult times.

The event will take place on Saturday, December 8th at the Jose A. Guerra Public Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The festival is free and open to the public.

For more information, you can call 956-795-2400.