Morgan Parker shares a laugh with readers at a book signing after a reading of her captivating poetryAudience during a reading at dusk in Red Rock Canyon to  launch the 2017 Believer FestivalPaul Beatty, Man Booker Prize winner, and Viet Thanh Nguyen, McArthur Genius Grant recipient, appear in conversation at BMIDanez Smith performs a piece from his brilliant poetry collection Don't Call Us DeadMani Rao, poet, translator, and UNLV alumna reads for an audience at BMILesley Nneka Arimah signs copies of her remarkable collection of short stories, What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky

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