Durango Public Library’s 5th Annual Literary Festival



Wednesday, October 8, 2014

“Running with Scissors” Film Screening

In 2002, Augusten Burroughs published his memoir, “Running with Scissors,” spending over three consecutive years on the New York Times bestseller list. In 2006, the memoir was made into a movie starring Annette Bening and Alec Baldwin.

Event is free.


Friday, October 10, 2014

Author Reception: 5:30-7:00pm
Author Presentation: 7:00-9:00 pm (seating begins at 6:30pm)
Book signing to follow presentation.

Augusten Burroughs is the bestselling NY Times author of eight books, including the groundbreaking “Running with Scissors,” a tragicomic memoir of Burroughs’ unconventional childhood.

An unscripted and electrifying speaker, Augusten Burroughs has appeared to crowds of hundreds at venues including Seattle’s Bumbershoot, and has fans around the world. He has been featured in Vanity Fair, USA Today, New York magazine, and countless other publications, and has been named twice to Entertainment Weekly’s “25 Funniest People in America”.

Event is free. Free beverages and appetizers will be served.


Please click here to learn more about the acclaimed author, Augusten Burroughs.

Location: Durango Public Library, 1900 East 3rd Ave., Durango, CO 81301
Saturday Luncheon Cost: $30/ticket. Cash or check payable to Friends of the Durango Public Library. Tickets may be purchased at the Information Desk at the Durango Public Library.

Questions? Please call the Durango Public Library @ 970-375-3380


Durango Public Library's 5th Annual LIterary Festival

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