New York Times
bestselling author Jess Walter will do a reading and signing as part of the Jack D. Farris Visiting Writers Series
at Rhodes College. There will be a Q&A following Walter's presentation on Tuesday, April 19th.
Walter is the author of such acclaimed novels as Beautiful Ruins
, The Financial Lives of Poets
, The Zero
, and We Live In Water
. He as been a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award and the PEN/USA Literary prize in both fiction and nonfiction, and won the 2005 Edgar Allan Poe award. His work has been published in 30 languages and his short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories
Along with author Sherman Alexie, Walter was the host of the podcast A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment
from the Infinite Guest network.
Tuesday, April 19
Rhodes College — Buckman Hall