TWPC Event: Anthony Marra - In Conversation with Don George (Corte Madera)

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 7:30pm

This event is part of the 2016 Travel Writers & Photographers Conference, but is open to the public. Conference participants recieve preferred seating. 

Anthony Marra is the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, which won the National Book Critics Circle's inaugural John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and appeared on over twenty year-end lists. Marra's novel was a National Book Award longlist selection as well as a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and France's Prix Médicis. He is the author most recently of The Tsar of Love and Techno (2015). He received an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where he teaches as the Jones Lecturer in Fiction. He has lived and studied in Eastern Europe, and now resides in Oakland, California.

Don George (Travel Writers and Photographers Conference Chair) is the author of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Writing and editor of ten anthologies, including A Moveable Feast, The Kindness of Strangers, Better Than Fiction, and An Innocent Abroad. George is Editor at Large for National Geographic Traveler, where he writes feature articles and the monthly Trip Lit column. He is also Editor of BBC Travel’s literary travel site, Words and Wanderlust.


51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780770436421
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Published: Hogarth - February 4th, 2014

New York Times Notable Book of the Year

The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9780770436438
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Published: Hogarth - October 6th, 2015

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena—dazzling, poignant, and lyrical interwoven stories about family, sacrifice, the legacy of war, and the redemptive power of art.