Book Launch: Marion Winik's The Big Book of the Dead

Join us for a family reunion of sorts as we celebrate Marion Winik's new volume of collected work, The Big Book of the Dead, with longtime friends Marion and Naomi Shihab Nye!

Longtime All Things Considered commentator Marion Winik is the author of First Comes LoveThe Glen Rock Book of the Dead, and seven other books. Her Bohemian Rhapsody column at has received the Best Column and Best Humorist awards from Baltimore Magazine, and her essays have been published in The New York Times MagazineThe Sun, and many other publications. She is the host of The Weekly Reader radio show and podcast, based at the Baltimore NPR affiliate. She reviews books for NewsdayPeople, and Kirkus Reviews and is a board member of the National Book Critics Circle. She is a professor in the MFA program at the University of Baltimore.

A resident of San Antonio, Naomi Shihab Nye was a longtime visiting writer at the Michener Center for Writers and a longtime friend of the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, and is a fan of many Austin writers. She is now on faculty at Texas State University in the Creative Writing Program and also continuing her travels as visiting writer far and wide.
Event date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Austin, TX 78751
The Big Book of the Dead Cover Image
ISBN: 9781640092532
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - September 17th, 2019