Hugh Lessig

May 9, 2024 ~ 5:30 pm

Hampton resident Hugh Lessig will talk about his new crime fiction novel, Fadeaway Joe, on May 9th, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Hugh will talk about the development of his book, which is set in Hampton and all around Hampton Roads; and will answer questions from the audience and sign books following his presentation.

Lessig spent more than 30 years as a newspaper reporter, covering everything from city council meetings to the earthquake in Haiti. Born in eastern Pennsylvania, he moved to Hampton Roads in 1997. He was a Daily Press reporter for 22 years, covering primarily military, defense and veterans issues. His short stories have appeared in several publications and anthologies.