The Bookmarked Festival of Literary Arts is thrilled to announce this year’s keynote speaker: author, Percival Everett!
Percival Everett is the author of over thirty novels and collections of stories, including The Trees, Telephone, So Much Blue, Virgil Russell’s Percival Everett, I Am Not Sidney Poitier and Erasure. Everett has won the National Book Critics Circle’s Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, Dos Passos Prize, PEN Center USA Award for Fiction, PEN Oakland/Josephine Miles Literary Award, Hurston/Wright Legacy Award for Fiction, The 2010 Believer Book Award, the Premio Gregor von Rezzori, a Creative Capital Award, BS the Oscar for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Everett is currently Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Southern California. He lives in Los Angeles.
Hear Everett talk about the intersectionality of reader and writer on Saturday, September 17e at 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.
After the presentation, Bookmarked and the Lander Library Friends Association host a dinner with Percival Everett at Cowfish Restaurant in Lander.
Tickets are on sale TODAY and space is limited. Get your ticket now!
$45 by check (Lander Library Friends Association) or cash at the Lander Library will get you a seat at the table.
This event is sponsored in part by the LOR Foundation and the Lander Chamber of Commerce.