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Join us this month for the NEA Big Read. Ross Gay's book studies the wisdom of the garden and orchard, places where all-death, sorrow, loss is converted into what might with patience nourish us. 18+
Join us this month for the NEA Big Read. Ross Gay's book studies the wisdom of the garden and orchard, places where all-death, sorrow, loss is converted into what might with patience nourish us.
Registration required. For ages 18+
If you prefer an in-person book club, please register for Southwest Daytime Book Club.
About the author: Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding, winner of the PEN American Literary Jean Stein Award; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His first collection of essays, The Book of Delights, was released in 2019 and was a New York Times bestseller. His new collection of essays, Inciting Joy, will be released by Algonquin in October of 2022.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest.
This is a Virtual Event hosted through Zoom.
A computer with access to the internet and speakers or headsets are required. A webcam and microphone are suggested to fully participate. Please note that Zoom allows you to share your video and audio with the group. If you choose to enable these settings, you are consenting for you to appear on audio and video. This event is not being recorded and we ask that out of courtesy to the other participants, please refrain from screen captures, photography or resharing information about the participants or the discussion outside of this event.
If using a mobile device, Android and iOS users must install the Zoom App.
AGE GROUP: | Adults |
EVENT TYPE: | Authors - Books - Writing |
TAGS: | southwest | bigread | bb-bookclubs |
|Mon, Jun 05||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Jun 06||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Jun 07||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Jun 08||9:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Jun 09||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Jun 10||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Jun 11||1:00PM to 6:00PM|