Join the Eagle Valley Library District for an afternoon with celebrated authors Robert Goolrick, Laura Moriarty and Peter Heller.
Master of Ceremonies: Erik Williams will join us once again as the Books in Bloom Master of Ceremonies. Erik is a self-proclaimed bibliophile. He lives in Eagle-Vail with his wife and children, has a closet dream of one day becoming a librarian, and loves the written word in any form.
Laura Moriarty received her master’s degree from the University of Kansas and was awarded the George Bennett Fellowship for Creative Writing at Phillips Exeter Academy. The author of The Center of Everything, The Rest of Her Life, and While I’m Falling, and The Chaperone. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas. Reading List: The Chaperone, Riverhead Books, 2012 While I’m Falling, Hyperion, 2009 The Rest of Her Life, Hyperion, 2007 The Center of Everything, Hyperion, 2003
Robert Goolrick is the author of A Reliable Wife, Heading out to wonderful, and a memoir, The end of the world as we know it. O, The Oprah Magazine declared Heading out to wonderful “Deliciously dark and dangerous.” We couldn’t agree more! Reading List: Heading out to wonderful, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2012 Reliable Wife , Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2009 The end of the world as we know it : scenes from a life , Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2007
Peter Heller is an award winning adventure writer and the author of four books of literary nonfiction. Heller’s debut novel, The dog stars, was published by Knopf in August, 2012. Reading List: The dog stars, Alfred A. Knopf, 2012 Kook : what surfing taught me about love, life, and catching the perfect wave, Free Press, 2010 The whale warriors : the battle at the bottom of the world to save the planet’s largest mammals, Free Press, 2007 Hell or high water : surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River, Rodale, 2004 PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE BOOKWORM OF EDWARDS OR ONLINE AT http://booksinbloom.cvlsites.org/ Event will be held at The Pines Lodge in Beaver Creek. Books will be available for purchase at the event from The Bookworm of Edwards. For more information call the Avon Public Library at 970-949-6797 or visit http://booksinbloom.cvlsites.org/.
Location: Street: The Pines Lodge Additional: 141 Scott Hill Road City: Beaver Creek, Province: Colorado Postal Code: 81620 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)