WordSpace Dallas is honored to present Mr. Mosley for a rare Dallas appearance, in lively social commentary, storytelling and selected readings of his work.
Walter Mosley is one of the most versatile and admired writers in America today. He is the author of more than 43 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins. His work has been translated into 23 languages and includes crime fiction, literary fiction, science fiction, political monographs, and a young adult novel. His fiction has been widely published, and his nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times Magazine and The Nation, among other publications. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2016 Edgar Grand Master, two time winner of the NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work, an O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City.
Best-selling novelist Walter Mosley will publish a new novel. Down the River Unto the Sea, centers on a former New York City police detective, now working as a Brooklyn PI, who is investigating the case of a Black civil rights activist convicted of murdering two city policemen. At the same time, he’s still trying to piece together the conspiracy that caused his own downfall at the hands of the police.
A limited quantity of Meet/Greet Tickets are available. These tickets include Mr. Mosley's book and pre-show reception.
Special Guest Host: Patrick Oliver, Founder of Say It Loud! Readers and Writers
Partial funding for this program is made possible by The City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, The National Endowment for the Arts and South Dallas Cultural Center.