Standley Lake Library will host acclaimed Colorado author Kent Haruf from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday June 7. Haruf will read from his works, meet with fans, and conclude with a question and answer session.
Haruf’s first novel, The Tie That Binds (1984), was a finalist for the American Book Award for First Fiction. Plainsong (1999) won the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award. A sequel, Eventide, was published in 2004. In all of his novels, Haruf examines the lives of residents of Holt, Colorado, a fictional farming town on the Eastern Plains. Haruf is known for his spare yet compassionate narrative style, and for creating emotionally compelling characters. His most recent book, West of Last Chance (2008), is a prose and photo collaboration with award-winning photographer Peter Brown.
This event is free and open to the public. Please join us for an evening with one of Colorado’s most beloved writers.