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Release Date: 05/31/2011

Armistead Maupin reads from 'Mary Ann in Autumn' at The Seattle Public Library June 25

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PLEASE NOTE: This event is now sold out. Ticket holders are not guaranteed entry after 2:45 p.m. Any open seats will be available to patrons without tickets at that time.


The Seattle Public Library and PrideFest welcome author Armistead Maupin for a reading of his latest book, "Mary Ann in Autumn," and a conversation on the world of "Tales of the City" from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


The program is free and open to the public. Free advance tickets are required. Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets are available beginning Wednesday, June 1 at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/. Limited parking is available in the Central Library garage at the $6 weekend rate. Seating is not guaranteed after 2:45 p.m.


"Mary Ann in Autumn" is the eighth book in the "Tales of the City" series.


Three television miniseries starring Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney were made from the first three "Tales" books. Maupin has also written "Maybe the Moon," "The Night Listener" and "Michael Tolliver Lives."  He lives in San Francisco with his husband.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation and Seattle PrideFest and presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call The Seattle Public Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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