This year, Jude will debut her third and latest book in the series, She Loves You. She Loves You tells the story of Lennon’s life from April 1963 (the birth of his son Julian) through March 1964 (when the Beatles return to England after conquering America). Jude Kessler will be selling and signing her books throughout the festival weekend.
Jude Southerland Kessler is the daughter of Thomas Paul Southerland and the late Maxine Aycock Southerland of Natchitoches. While growing up in Natchitoches, Ms Kessler wrote for the Natchitoches Times as a teenager, was editor of the Natchitoches High School newspaper and graduated from NSU with degrees in English and History.
Jude Southerland Kessler is a highly sought after Beatles expert and speaker. She is also the host of the weekly John Lennon Hour every Sunday at 8 p.m. on Beatles-A-Rama!!!
For more information about Jude Southerland Kessler, go to her website at: www.JohnLennonSeries.com.
For more information about the Melrose Arts & Crafts Festival, go to: http://www.natchitoches.com/