Black Mountain Institutes' Emerging Writers Series: Reading by Novelist Joseph Cassara

Nevada Wolf Shop, 2nd Floor
Reno, NV
Friday, October 5, 2018

Joseph Cassara’s debut novel The House of Impossible Beauties follows a cast of gay and transgender club kids as they struggle to find their place. A graduate from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Columbia University, Cassara is a skilled craftsman writing profound, complex, and tragic prose.

Joseph Cassara was born and raised in New Jersey. He holds degrees from Columbia University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He was a 2016-17 writing fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. His debut novel, titled The House of Impossible Beauties, was chosen by Barnes & Noble as a Discover Great New Writers selection. He is an assistant professor of creative writing at California State, Fresno.

He will read from his work, answer questions, and sign copies of his novel at the Nevada Wolf Shop from 5:30 - 6:30 PM.


This event is free and open to the public