Author Talk: Q&A With Owen Egerton


The incomparable Owen Egerton’s first collection of short stories, How Best to Avoid Dying, is back in print with a fabulous new cover! Huzzah! The Chicago Tribune said of this collection, “…Egerton…applies a laser focus to our search for the sacred, with results that are both darker and more divine.”

Owen is a veritable staple in Austin’s vibrant literary community, regularly leading the ruckus at One Page Salon at the Whip In and at assorted readings and performances about town. We’re looking forward to hosting an evening of our own with Owen this Thursday, March 6 at 7pm. He kindly agreed to answer a few questions for us in advance. 


BOOKPEOPLE: How Best to Avoid Dying was first published in 2007. Since then, you’ve written a couple of mighty fine novels (The Book of Harold; Everyone Says That At the End of the World

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