An Evening With Sarah Smarsh

This Event has no scheduled dates at this time. It last occurred on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Event Description: 
New York Times best-selling author Sarah Smarsh presents on rural afterschool education. Q&A and book signing to follow. Part of the PwrHrs Rural Afterschool Conference. $25 or included with conference.

Sarah Smarsh is an author, speaker, and journalist who focuses on socioeconomic class and rural America. Her book Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, an instant New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the National Book Award, examines economic inequality through her upbringing among the working poor on a Kansas farm. Sarah has reported on socioeconomic class for The Guardian, the New York TimesThe New YorkerHarper’s, and many other publications. Heartland was named a “best of 2018” by NPR, Fresh Air, the Boston Globe, Amazon, Buzzfeed, Barnes and Noble, and Publishers Weekly. In addition to being short-listed for the National Book Award, Heartland was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, the Lukas Prize, the Indie Choice Award, and an Audie Award for Smarsh’s reading of audiobook. Actor-producer Sarah Jessica Parker selected the title for the American Library Association’s Book Club Central.

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Where is the event?

Vilar Performing Arts Center Beaver Creek
68 Avondale Lane
Beaver Creek
(970) 777-2015