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Distinguished Author Series – Author Talk with Liz Moore

Aug 09, 2022 to Aug 09, 2022 9 - 10pm

Dates: Tuesday, 8/9
Time: 9-10p
Age Group: Adults 18+

Program Location: via Zoom

Description: Join us for an evening with New York Times Bestselling author Liz Moore as she discusses her international bestseller, Long Bright River, and her other works

The novel takes place in Philadelphia, where Moore has lived for a decade. She traces the story of two sisters estranged from each other but bonded by their choices. Mickey is a cop, and Kacey lives on the streets in the vice of addiction. When Kacey disappears, Mickey panics over her sister’s safety—obsessed with finding the culprit and her sister before it’s too late.

Drawing on deeply personal volunteer work, Liz Moore spins a story that is both graphically honest and dignified. Long Bright River puts a very human face on the effect that addiction can have on generations of families and communities.

Zoom details will be provided upon registration.

Author Bio: Liz Moore is the author of four novels, a winner of the 2014 Rome Prize in Literature, and she teaches in the MFA program in Creative Writing at Temple University.

Registration: Online registration is required. Click here to register.


UDPL’s Distinguished Author Series – Bestselling authors share their books with you in a live, virtual forum. Real-time Q&A. Participate from anywhere you can connect. This series is generously sponsored by the Friends of UDPL.

This series is presented in collaboration with the Library Speakers Consortium.