Saturday, October 17, 2015, 4:15-5:30pm
Black Mountain Institute is proud to welcome Colum McCann to deliver the closing keynote address of the 2015 Vegas Valley Book Festival.
Born and raised in Dublin, Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. His novel TransAtlantic was an international best-seller, and Let the Great World Spin received the 2009 National Book Award. His new collection, Thirteen Ways of Looking, forthcoming from Random House in October 2015, has already received a Pushcart Prize and a selection in the Best American Short Stories of 2015.
For festival events featuring members of BMI, including Joshua Wolf Shenk, Maile Chapman, Sally Denton, and more, see the full schedule.
Now in its 14th year, the Vegas Valley Book Festival is free and open to the public, thanks to support from the producing partners: the city of Las Vegas; Las Vegas-Clark County Library District; the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute at UNLV; the local chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design; Las Vegas Review-Journal; Nevada Humanities; Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation, Inc.; and Vegas PBS. For more information, call 702-229-5902 or visit online to VegasValleyBookFestival.org.
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