Virtual Book Launch: Roy’s World by Barry Gifford in conversation with Willy Vlautin

Virtual Book Launch: Roy's World by Barry Gifford in conversation with Willy Vlautin

Thursday Oct 01, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

28 Adams Street (Corner of Adams & Water Street across from the Archway)
Brooklyn , NY 11201

This event is virtual!  Registration link here!

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About the Book.




About The Authors.

Credit: Matt Dillon

Barry Gifford is the author of more than forty published works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, which have been translated into thirty languages. His most recent books include The Cuban ClubThe Up-DownWritersSailor & Lula: The Complete NovelsSad Stories of the Death of KingsImagining Paradise: New and Selected PoemsThe Roy Stories, and Landscape with Traveler. He co-wrote with David Lynch the screenplays for the two movies they made together, Wild at Heart, based on the Gifford’s 1990 novel, which is one of the eight novels in Sailor & Lula, and Lost HighwayWild at Heart, directed by David Lynch, won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in 1990, the same year in which the novel was published. Gifford lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.








Willy Vlautin authorphoto1Willy Vlautin has published five novels, The Motel Life, Northline, Lean on Pete, The Free and Don’t Skip Out On MeThe Motel Life was turned into a major motion picture starring Kris Kristofferson and Emile Hirsh in 2012. The movie version of Lean on Pete was released in 2018, starring Charlie Plummer and Steve Buscemi. Vlautin lives outside of Portland, Oregon and is the founding member of the bands Richmond Fontaine and The Delines.