PLA President's Program and Awards Presentation

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Sunday, June 29, 2014 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Following the recognition of PLA’s 2014 award winners, the Public Library Association (PLA) and PLA President, Carolyn Anthony, will welcome keynote speaker Barry Lopez for the PLA President’s Program.

Barry Lopez is best known as the author of Arctic Dreams, for which he received the National Book Award. Among his other nonfiction books are About This Life and Of Wolves and Men, which was a National Book Award finalist. He is also the author of several award-winning works of fiction, including Field Notes, Winter Count, and a novella-length fable, Crow and Weasel. His most recent book is a short story collaboration with artist Barry Moser titled Outside. He has also written for high profile publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, The Paris Review, Orion, and National Geographic among others. His books, along with his magazine work, reflect a life of travel and cultural inquiry that has taken him to nearly seventy countries.

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Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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