Award-winning writer David Guterson will celebrate his newest creation, a book-length poem titled Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest, October 3 at 7:00 pm in Maier Hall on the Peninsula College campus. The event is free and open to the public, and sponsored by the Foothills Writers Series and Port Book and News .
David Guterson is the author of Snow Falling on Cedars, which won the PEN/Faulkner and the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award. It has sold more than four million copies and was adapted as a major motion picture. He is the author of several other novels: East of the Mountains; Our Lady of the Forest, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times and Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year; The Other; and Ed King. He is also the author of two story collections, The Country Ahead of Us, the Country Behind and Problems with People; a poetry collection, Songs for a Summons; and two works of nonfiction, Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense and Descent: A Memoir of Madness. David's book-length poem, Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest was published this September by Mountaineers Books.
The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Guterson lives on Bainbridge Island with his wife Robin. They have five children.
For more information contact Dr. Kate Reavey at firstname.lastname@example.org.