Adriana Trigiani will present an author talk and book signing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, on the campus of Christopher Newport University in Newport News. Her appearance is free to the public, but tickets are required.
Trigiani is the bestselling author of 14 novels, three nonfiction titles, and various anthologies. Her latest novel, All the Stars in Heaven, was an instant bestseller on The New York Times, Barnes & Noble, Publishers Weekly, and USA Today top sellers list. Trigiani also wrote and directed the film adaptation of her novel, Big Stone Gap, starring Ashley Judd, Patrick Wilson and Whoopi Goldberg. For more information about the author, visit her website.
Free tickets for the author talk, question-and-answer session and book signing are available beginning Monday, September 12th, at the sponsoring libraries of the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium, which consists of the public libraries of Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and York County and the academic libraries of Christopher Newport University, Hampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College. Tickets will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to two per person while supplies last. Open seating to the event, to be held in the David Student Union at Christopher Newport University, is limited, and attendees are advised to arrive early. Ticket holders will be seated first; any remaining seats will then be open to the general public.
The Trigiani event is the tenth anniversary author event sponsored by the Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium, which in the past few years presented the best-selling authors Orson Scott Card in 2010, Catherine Coulter in 2011, Nikki Giovanni in 2012, Jeff Shaara in 2013, T.C. Boyle in 2014, and Brad Parks in 2015. The Consortium formed in 2006 to encourage the study and enjoyment of books and to foster cooperation among all types of libraries on the Peninsula.
The Virginia Peninsula Literary Consortium brings together the public libraries of Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson and York County and the academic libraries of Christopher Newport University, Hampton University and Thomas Nelson Community College, collectively serving all residents of the Virginia Peninsula. Programs presented by the Consortium are free and open to the public. To keep up-to-date on Consortium author events, sign up for the emailed newsletter or “like” the Consortium’s Facebook page.