Library: Julia Ideson Building
Room: Julia Ideson Building Auditorium
Time: 7:00PM - 8:45PM
Age Group: young adults ages 18-35 years, adults, seniors
Featuring G. Willow Wilson
Thursday, March 21, 2019| 7 PM
Julia Ideson Building | Auditorium
Will you be joining us?
Join us to meet award-winning writer G. Willow Wilson who will present her latest long-form, fiction novel, The Bird King. This is a jubilant story of love versus power, religion versus faith, and freedom versus safety.
About the Author
G. Willow Wilson currently writes the Hugo Award-winning comic book series Ms. Marvel for Marvel comics. Her debut novel-without-pictures, Alif the Unseen won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel and was a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. In 2010, she wrote a memoir called The Butterfly Mosque about love, Islam and life in Egypt during the waning years of the Mubarak regime. She's also written graphic novels and comic book series for DC Comics and its literary imprint, Vertigo, and helped launch the ongoing series A-Force for Marvel Comics. In 2015, she received a special commendation for innovation in graphic literature at the PEN Center USA Literary Awards. Her books are published by Grove/Atlantic Books in the United States and Atlantic UK in the United Kingdom.