Paul Guest discusses One More Theory About Happiness.
Over the years, Paul Guest has proved to be one of the most popular poets who has visited us. Confined to a wheelchair and unable to move his arms or legs since he broke his neck at the age of 12, Paul has written several outstanding collections of poetry (My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge, and Notes for My Body Double), and he comes to us with an eagerly anticipated, powerful memoir, One More Theory About Happiness. It is not a book of self pity, rather an unvarnished, often funny and always breathtakingly honest story of his growth from a boy into a man under circumstances almost unthinkable for most of us. This will be a most memorable evening, and we hope you'll join us to meet and hear from Paul. (jasbro)… (more)
Poetry Atlanta featuring Paul Guest & Megan Volpert
Paul Guest reads from My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge.; Megan Volpert reads from The Desense of Nonfense; Face Blindness.
The Georgia Center for the Book is pleased to begin a new partnership with Poetry Atlanta. Poetry Atlanta will present readings at the Decatur Library, bringing the finest poets in Metro-Atlanta to our stage. The first program features Guest, a poet paralyzed since the age of 12 and the author of the acclaimed My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge. Volpert, from Atlanta, is the author of two sharply written, amusing books, The Desense of Nonfense and Face Blindness. (jasbro)… (more)