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MEGAN VOLPERT

  • The Writer’s Block 1020 Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV, 89101 United States (map)

A READING AND BOOK SIGNING WITH MEGAN VOLPERT, AUTHOR OF 1976

Megan Volpert is the author of seven books on communication & popular culture, including two Lambda Literary Award finalists. She has been teaching high school English in Atlanta for a decade & was 2014 Teacher of the Year. She edited the American Library Association-honored anthology This Assignment is So Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching

1976 plucks the deepest chords of America’s Bicentennial year. It exposes the guts of our country’s political, historical and cultural machine in a prose that matches the rhythms of horror, joy and sheer madness in our national psyche. Volpert’s vision of America rolls in simultaneously from the past and the future, with a posse of grand ghosts, including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford (and his dog liberty), Howard Hughes, Gore Vidal and Sid Vicious. 1976 is a book that heralds a grand new genre.

www.meganvolpert.com

Earlier Event: July 14
A. BRAD SCHWARTZ
Later Event: July 22
TAMI BELT