Peter Heller

Featured BookFest Author, 2019

Featured BookFest Author - 2019 - Beaver, PA

PETER HELLER is the best-selling author of The Dog Stars, The Painter, Celine, and The River. He holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in both fiction and poetry. An award-winning adventure writer and a longtime contributor to NPR, Heller is a contributing editor at Outside magazine, Men’s Journal, and National Geographic Adventure, and a regular contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek. He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including Kook,The Whale Warriors, and Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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Peter Heller - The Painter, Dog Stars, Celine, The River

Opening Night Author Talk

Friday Night Q&A and Book Signing

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Join us for an exciting Q&A and book signing with BookFest 2019’s Featured Author, Peter Heller!


Enjoy this year’s Author Talk with this year’s featured author, Peter Heller, as you eat and drink and mix and mingle!

Yummy Food
Treats and Drinks by Cafe Kolache


Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6pm — 8pm


Market Street, Downtown Beaver

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Tickets only $20 online. Tickets will be $25 at the door so get ’em early!

Your $20 ticket includes delicious food and tasty treats and access to the author Q&A and book signing.

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2019 Sponsors

Main Event Sponsors
Beaver County Push Logo

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Friday Night Event
Fort McIntosh Foundation
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Times Online
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