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Next “Page to the Podium” Speaker: Jess Walter

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Exciting news!
The next “Page to the Podium” speaker is Jess Walter! A versatile writer of long and short form fiction and nonfiction, Walter has been called “brilliant - and brilliantly funny” and “a genius of the modern American moment.”

Event Info
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tickets are free for Teton County Library card holders.
Event and ticket details will be released in October.


About Walter
Walter, the author of eight books, is best known for his 2012 novel Beautiful Ruins, which was a #1 New York Times best seller, spent 68 weeks on the best seller list and circulated through a lengthy hold list at Teton County Library. Salon called the novel a “masterpiece ... damn near perfect.“

His most recent book, the short story collection, We Live in Water, was long-listed for the Story Prize and the Frank O’Connor International Story Prize. His books have been published in 30 languages and his short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, Harpers, McSweeney’s, Esquire and elsewhere. He lives in Spokane, Washington, with his family.


Read Walter’s Writing
You can find his works in many formats, including CD Book, eBook, print and in short story collections and periodicals, in the library collections. Search the catalog here. In the months and weeks ahead of the event, the library will be celebrating the author with book giveaways, book groups, and read-alike recommendations. Sign up here for email notifications.

The program is free and open to the community with support from donations, large and small, to the Teton County Library Foundation.

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