Believer Festival April 13- 14, 2018Audience 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 BMIMorgan Parker shares a laugh with readers at a book signing after a reading of her captivating poetryLesley Nneka Arimah signs copies of her remarkable collection of short stories, What It Means When A Man Falls From The SkyDanez Smith performs a piece from his brilliant poetry collection Don't Call Us Dead

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