|This Saturday: Join a Public Conversation with Bard Professor in the Arts Neil Gaiman and Tales of the City Author Armistead Maupin|
Saturday, November 7 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $25; $5 for the Bard community with ID
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Participate in a public conversation between Neil Gaiman, Bard’s Professor in the Arts, and Armistead Maupin, the best-selling writer and activist. Maupin and Gaiman will discuss their heroes Charles Dickens and Christopher Isherwood, the craft of storytelling, and many other subjects. Maupin is the author of 11 novels, including the nine-volume Tales of the City series, which Salon calls “perhaps the most sublime piece of popular literature America has ever produced.” Gaiman is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics. He is the author of Coraline (2009), the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning American Gods (2001), andThe Graveyard Book (2008), winner of the Newbery Medal.
Audience members are invited to write down their questions for Gaiman and Maupin on cards at the beginning of the event, to be answered at the end of the evening. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to converse with two literary luminaries.
Part of a regular series of conversations at the Fisher Center hosted by Professor Gaiman.