Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse series, basis of the hit HBO television series True Blood, will be the opening keynote of the Vegas Valley Book Festival on Thursday, November 1 at 7 p.m. at the Clark County Library. New York Times bestselling author Harris created the urban fantasy series about a telepathic waitress named Sookie Stackhouse. Each book follows Sookie through her adventures involving vampires, werewolves and other supernatural creatures. Other works include the Aurora Teagarden mysteries, the Lily Bard “Shakespeare” series and the Harper Connelly mysteries.
A book signing and reception will follow the talk. Books will be available for sale at the door.
Free and open to the public. Wristbands will be given out starting at 6 p.m. in the theater courtyard. Limit one per person.
Additional support provided by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Foundation.
The Vegas Valley Book Festival is the largest literary event in Las Vegas. In its 11th year, the festival is produced annually by the city of Las Vegas, Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, UNLV’s Black Mountain Institute, Las Vegas Review-Journal, the local chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, and Nevada Humanities, a festival founder.