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Russell Banks will read and discuss his latest novel, The Memory of Lost Skin. A prolific writer of fiction, Russell Banks’s other titles include The Darling, The Sweet Hereafter, Cloudsplitter, Rule of the Bone, Affliction, Success Stories, and Continental Drift.
The reading itself starts at 7:30pm and is free to Paul Smith’s College faculty and students, $5 general admission. Books will be for sale, provided by Bookstore Plus of Lake Placid, and Mr Banks will sign them before and after the reading.
Consider joining us before the reading for a special event of drinks and appetizers with the author. Drinks will be non-alcoholic specialty drinks. Spend the evening with other book lovers from around the region and meet Russell Banks. Cost of the pre-reading event is $25 and benefits the Adirondack Center for Writing, a great grass-roots literary organization. Contact ACW to reserve your space at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-327-6278.
Past authors featured in the Visiting Author Series sponsored by Paul Smith’s College and Adirondack Center for Writing have included Rick Moody, Andrea Barrett, Terry Tempest Williams, William Kennedy, Steven Millhauser, and Alistair McLeod. The Adirondack Center for Writing is an independent non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting literature and providing educational opportunities and support to both aspiring and established writers in the Adirondack region. We provide workshops, conferences, and readings throughout the year in locations all around the Adirondack Park. The Adirondack Center for Writing is supported by a strong membership and public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.