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Breakout Fiction Writer: Joseph Cassara

  • The Writer's Block 1020 Fremont Street Las Vegas, NV 89101 USA (map)

A reading and book signing with Joseph Cassara, in support of his novel, The House of Impossible Beauties.

Joseph Cassara’s debut novel, The House of Impossible Beauties, follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids as they struggle to find their place in the world. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Columbia University, Cassara is a skilled craftsman with the ability to write profound, complex, and tragic prose.

Joseph Cassara was born and raised in New Jersey. He holds degrees from Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He was a 2016-17 writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. His debut novel, The House of Impossible Beauties, was chosen by Barnes & Noble as a Discover Great New Writers selection. He is an assistant professor of creative writing at California State, Fresno. 

This event is free and open to the public but a reservation is required, here.

This event is presented by The Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute, and made possible with support from Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.