Writers Read Presents Deanne Stillman

On November 14, 2017

Deanne Stillman will discuss her new book Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill


Preceded by open mic for original poetry and prose

Date: Tuesday, November 14, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Fallbrook Library, 124 S Mission, Fallbrook

Deanne Stillman is returning to Writers Read with her new book, Blood Brothers: The Story of the Strange Friendship between Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill. The book explores the unlikely friendship the two men formed during the four months that Sitting Bull traveled with Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West show.

Deanne Stillman is a widely published, critically acclaimed writer, and her plays have won prizes in various festivals. Her books include: Desert Reckoning, based on a Rolling Stone piece, winner of the Spur and LA Press Club Awards, an Amazon editors’ pick, and recipient of rave reviews in Newsweek, the Denver Post, LA Review of Books and elsewhere; Twentynine Palms, an LA Times "best book of the year" that Hunter Thompson call "[a] strange and brilliant story by an important American writer"; and Mustang, an LA Times “best book of the year," praised from The Atlantic to The Economist, and recently released in an audio edition with Anjelica Huston, Frances Fisher, Wendie Malick, John Densmore (the drummer in the Doors), and Richard Portnow. In addition, her work has appeared in Angels Flight Literary West, The Rumpus, Salon, The New York Times, LA Times, Tin House, Orion, Slate and other publications, and she writes the “Letter from the West” column for the Los Angeles Review of Books. She's a member of the core faculty at the UC Riverside-Low Residency MFA Creative Writing Program, and a winner of an Amtrak Writers Residency. For more information, visit DeanneStillman.com.

Blood Brothers will be available for sale and signing.

For more information, contact Kit-Bacon Gressitt at kbgressitt@gmail.com or 760-522-1064.