Author Margaret Verble’s new book, When Two Feathers Fell From the Sky, is an unforgettable and irresistible tale of exotic animals, lingering spirits, and unexpected friendship. Tickets are $45.00 and include a signature cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, an autographed, hardcover copy of When Two Feathers Fell From the Sky, and all tax and handling fees. Margaret will be joined in conversation at Joseph-Beth Booksellers by bestselling author Kim Edwards. Thanks to Transylvania University for sponsoring this event!
Margaret Verble is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Her first novel, Maud’s Line, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her second novel, Cherokee America, won the Spur Award for Best Traditional Western and was a New York Times Notable Book for 2019. She lives in Lexington, KY.
Two Feathers, a young Cherokee horse-diver on loan to Glendale Park Zoo from a Wild West show, is determined to find her own way in the world. Two’s closest friend at Glendale is Hank Crawford, who loves horses almost as much as she does.
Kim Edwards was born in Killeen, Texas. She grew up in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York and graduated from Colgate University and The University of Iowa, where she earned an MFA in fiction and an MA in linguistics. She is the author of a story collection, “The Secrets of a Fire King,” which was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award; her stories have been published in many periodicals. She has received many awards for the short story as well, including a Pushcart Prize. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, her first novel, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Award pick and spent 122 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list. Her second novel, The Lake of Dreams, an Independent Booksellers pick, was also an international best seller; her work has been published in more than 32 countries. Currently, Kim is working on a new novel, as well as a collection of related stories.