Telluride LitFest: Pam Houston At Library, 5/18/2014

In conjunction with the first annual Telluride Literary Arts Festival, the Wilkinson Public Library is hosting a very special event with author Pam Houston. The event takes place Sunday, May 18, 10:00 am. Join us for coffee and bagels and book talk.

Pam Houston

Pam Houston’s most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted, published in 2012. She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me, all published by W.W. Norton.

Houston’s stories have been selected for volumes of Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Awards, the 2013 Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA award for contemporary fiction, The Evil Companions Literary Award and multiple teaching awards.  Houston also wrote the introduction for the most recent edition of Tomboy Bride.

Pam Houston is Professor of English at UC Davis, directs the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers and teaches in The Pacific University low-residency MFA program and at writer’s conferences around the country and the world. She divides her time between California and her ranch in Colorado.

Aside from reading some of her own work, Houston will honor LitFest’s mandate to celebrate the reader by revealing her own short list of must-read books.

“Houston claims for women the terrain staked out by male writers from Hemingway to Richard Ford,”  Los Angeles Times

For more about Pam: http://pamhouston.wordpress.com

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