When: April 24th - 27th
Location: Festival Grounds
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The author, known for his "Tales of the City" series, will chat with the audience and read from his new book, The Days of Anna Madrigal. There will be a book signing afterwards.
Armistead Maupin was born in Washington, D.C., in 1944 but grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. A graduate of the University of North Carolina, he served as a naval officer in the Mediterranean and with the River Patrol Force in Vietnam.
Maupin worked as a reporter for a newspaper in Charleston, South Carolina, before being assigned to the San Francisco bureau of the Associated Press in 1971. In 1976 he launched his groundbreaking Tales of the City serial in the San Francisco Chronicle.
Maupin is the author of eleven novels, including the nine-volume Tales of the City series, Maybe the Moon, The Night Listener,Michael Tolliver Lives, and most recently, Mary Ann in Autumn. Three miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the first three Tales novels. The Night Listener became a feature film starring Robin Williams and Toni Collette.
Maupin now lives in Santa Fe with his husband, the photographer, Christopher Turner.