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! The book opens with an epigraph from Naomi's Voices in the Air -- these books and these writers belong together.

Longtime Austinite Marion Winik is the author of First Comes Love, Highs in the Low Fifties, and many other books. She is the host of The Weekly Reader radio show and podcast, based at the Baltimore NPR affiliate. She reviews books for Newsday, People, and Kirkus Reviews and is a board member of the National Book Critics Circle. She teaches in the MFA program at the University of Baltimore.

A resident of San Antonio, Naomi Shihab Nye is the Young People‚Äôs Poet Laureate for the nation (Poetry Foundation) and the new one-year editor of poetry for the New York Times Magazine. She is on faculty at Texas State University and her latest book is The Tiny Journalist

Event date: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Event address: 
5501 North Lamar #A-105
Austin, TX 78751
The Big Book of the Dead By Marion Winik Cover Image
Not available, maybe be backordered or out of print
ISBN: 9781640092532
Published: Counterpoint - September 17th, 2019

The Tiny Journalist By Naomi Shihab Nye Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942683735
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: BOA Editions - April 9th, 2019