9-23-11: Sherman Alexie

September 23, 2011 at 7:30 am Leave a comment

Sherman Alexie and Tom Hall in the studio

Author Sherman Alexie has written novels, screen plays, short stories, and poetry.  In 2007, he won the National Book Award for The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.  It is a funny and poignant story of a Native American teenager negotiating the challenges of adolescence, race, poverty, family, and friends.

The Maryland Humanities Council made it this year’s One Maryland, One Book selection, and this weekend, Sherman Alexie is in the area making a number of appearances to talk about it, including at the Baltimore Book Festival on Saturday. This morning, he talks to Tom Hall. Sherman Alexie will be making several appearances across Maryland this weekend:

Friday, September 23, noon
Allegany College of Maryland, Auditorium
12401 Willowbrook Road SE, Cumberland, MD 21502

Friday, September 23, 7 p.m.
Weinberg Center for the Arts
20 West Patrick Street, Frederick MD 21701

Saturday, September 24, 2 p.m.
Baltimore Book Festival “Literary Salon,” Mount Vernon Square, Baltimore
This event will be held in the Book Festival’s Literary Salon.

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