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Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity

Sponsored by Perry Sippo FOL

2018-05-17 18:00:00 2018-05-17 19:30:00 America/New_York Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots. Perry Sippo Branch

Thursday, May 17
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-05-17 18:00:00 2018-05-17 19:30:00 America/New_York Meet David Giffels, Author of Furnishing Eternity Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots. Perry Sippo Branch

Acclaimed Akron author, David Giffels, joins us to discuss his new book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss & finding resilience in one's Midwest roots.

In addition to Furnishing Eternity, his previous books include The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches From the Rust Belt (Scribner 2014), a New York Times Book Review “Editor’s Choice” and nominee for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and the memoir All the Way Home (William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008), winner of the Ohioana Book Award.

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His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic.com, Parade, the Wall Street Journal, Esquire.com, Grantland.com, Redbook, and many other publications. He also was a writer for the MTV series Beavis and Butt-Head.

He is an associate professor of English at the University of Akron, where he teaches creative nonfiction in the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts Program.

Copies of the books will be available for sale.

More information at https://www.davidgiffels.com/.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Author Events |

TAGS: | local author |

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Phone: 330-477-8482

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The Perry Sippo Branch is located within the Exploration Gateway alongside the Stark County Park District office. The branch boasts a serene atmosphere and views of Sippo Lake as well as a coffee and gift shop.

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