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Monday, March 10: Author Brandon Stogsdill

Lakewood Pierce County Library

Author Brandon Stogsdill / photo courtesy of Pierce College

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Ready for a success story ... in storyform? At 17, Brandon Stogsdill was arrested, tried as an adult for assault with a deadly weapon and sentenced to four years in prison. While in prison, Stogsdill vowed to change. When he was released, Stogsdill enrolled in college and began a career in psychology. Today he works as a youth mental health counselor. He tells the story of his transformation in his book, The Boy with the Gun: From Incarceration to Higher Education, which he'll discuss and sign at the Lakewood Library.

AUTHOR BRANDON STOGSDILL, 7 p.m., Lakewood Pierce County Library, 6300 Wildaire Road SW, Lakewood, free admission, 253.548.3302

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