Vancouver — Jess Walter, author of the best-selling novel “Beautiful Ruins” will read from some of his works and discuss his writing process from 1 to 2 p.m. Feb. 11 in Foster Auditorium on Clark College’s main campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. The free, public event is the winter installment of the Columbia Writers Series.
A National Book Award finalist and winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award, Walter is the author of six novels, a book of short stories and a nonfiction book. His novel, “Beautiful Ruins,” was a No. 1 New York Times Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, Esquire’s Book of the Year and NPR Fresh Air’s Novel of the Year. Walter’s work has been translated into 30 languages. His work was deemed “captivating” by The New York Times and “bad-ass” by Esquire magazine.
Directions and maps are available online. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should call Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-991-0901 (VP). The DSS office is in room 013 in the Penguin Union Building.