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Library News Release

Release Date: 06/18/2013

Author Joe Hill discusses 'NOS4A2' July 9 at The Seattle Public Library

Joe Hill

Horror fiction and graphic novelist Joe Hill will talk about his latest novel, "NOS4A2," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


The program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"NOS4A2" tells a story about a woman trying to save her son from a vicious killer.


Hill is the author of two previous novels: "Heart-Shaped Box" and "Horns," which has been adapted into a feature film starring Daniel Radcliffe. He also writes the comic series, "Locke & Key" with Gabriel Rodriguez. Hill will be an instructor at the 2013 Clarion West Writers Workshop, a program held in Seattle dedicated to providing educational opportunities for fiction writers at the start of their careers.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series Gary Kunis and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with University Book Store and the Clarion West Writers Workshop. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


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

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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