Author Michael Zadoorian will visit the library to talk about his books. He will take part in an interview and will answer questions from the audience. Mr. Zadoorian will also be signing copies of his books.
About the author:Michael Zadoorian is the author of three novels, BEAUTIFUL MUSIC (Akashic Books), THE LEISURE SEEKER (William Morrow) and SECOND HAND (W.W. Norton), and a story collection, THE LOST TIKI PALACES OF DETROIT (Wayne State University Press). A motion picture of THE LEISURE SEEKER starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland was released in 2018 by Sony Pictures Classics.
Zadoorian is a recipient of a Kresge Artist Fellowship in the Literary Arts, the Columbia University Anahid Literary Award, the GLIBA Great Lakes Great Reads Award, the Michigan Notable Book Award, the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award and was long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
His work has appeared in The Literary Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, American Short Fiction, Wisconsin Review, Witness, Great Lakes Review, North American Review, The Huffington Post and the anthologies Bob Seger’s House, Looping Detroit, On The Clock, and Detroit Noir. He has worked as a copywriter, journalist, voiceover talent, shipping room clerk, and plant guard for Chrysler. A lifelong resident of the Detroit area, he lives with his wife in a 1937 bungalow filled with cats and objects that used to be in the houses of other people.
Wheatberry Books (41 S Paint St) will have copies of Michael Zadoorian's books available before the event, and will also sell copies on site during the event.
The Friends of the Library will provide light refreshments at this event.