Garrard Conley in Conversation with Luis Correa for All the World Beside

Garrard Conley for All the World Beside
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Avid Bookshop invites the public to an author event and book signing with Garrard Conley in celebration of his book All the World Beside. This event is on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, from 7pm-8pm at Avid Bookshop. Garrard Conley will be in conversation with Avid's operations manager Luis Correa. There will be a signing after the discussion.

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Set during the turbulent historical upheavals which shaped America’s destiny and following in the tradition of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, All the World Beside reveals the very human lives just beneath the surface of dogmatic belief. Bestselling author Garrard Conley has created a page-turning, vividly imagined historical tale that is both a love story and a crucible.


Garrard Conley is the New York Times-bestselling author of the memoir Boy Erased as well as the creator and co-producer of the podcast UnErased: The History of
Conversion Therapy in America
. His work has been published by The New York Times, Oxford American, TIME and Virginia Quarterly Review, among others. Conley is a
graduate of Brooklyn College’s MFA program, where he was a Truman Capote Fellow specializing in fiction. He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Kennesaw State University.


Luis Correa is Avid Bookshop's operations manager. He has a BA in Creative Writing and a BA in Religious Studies from the University of California-Riverside. Correa was a judge for the 2022 Kirkus Prize in Fiction and served on the American Bookseller Association's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. He currently serves on the advisory committee for BincTank, Binc's bookstore business incubator program helping fund bookstores for historically marginalized communities.



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ISBN: 9780525537335
Availability: May be on our shelves (or available in 5-10 business days)
Published: Riverhead Books - March 26th, 2024

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