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Book Launch Party: Mike McClelland's GAY ZOO DAY

Event date: 
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Event Location

493 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30601

Avid Bookshop presents local author Mike McClelland in celebration of his debut novel, Gay Zoo Day: Tales of Seeking and Discovery. This event will be held on Friday, September 1, from 6:30-7:30p.m. at our Prince Ave. location. The reading is free and open to the public.


Mike McClelland originally hails from Pennsylvania, and spent about a decade working in advertising before changing careers. He now lives in Athens, where he’s pursuing a Ph.D. in creative writing from the University of Georgia.


The central characters in Gay Zoo Day: Tales of Seeking and Discovery are all searching for something more than what life has handed them. They trace their paths through landscapes of love, death, violence, ambition, and sex. Some seek deliberately, some stumble blindly, but all find more than what they were looking for. Each story takes a queer approach to a familiar genre: an adventure in space, a cowboy romance in Panama, a ghost story in upstate New York, a revenge drama in colonial Kenya. Gay Zoo Day uses the map of the world to explore the map of the heart.

Gay Zoo Day: Tales of Seeking and Discovery By Mike McClelland Cover Image
ISBN: 9780998126227
Availability: May take several months to arrive, if available from publisher
Published: Beautiful Dreamer Press - September 1st, 2017

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