Pride on the Page 2023 and the Palm Springs Public Library Foundation presents Armistead Maupin in conversation with David Eugene Perry.
Armistead Maupin, whose Tales of the City novels and TV series have made the author one of the world’s most important and best known gay literary voices, will appear as a special guest at this year’s 2nd Annual Pride on the Page Book Festival (www.prideonthepage.org). The on-stage discussion with local writer David Eugene Perry will benefit the Palm Springs Library Foundation. United Airlines, a longtime ally of the LGBTQ community is sponsoring the appearance with additional support from El Mirasol Guest House.
Following his time on stage Mr. Maupin will be available to autograph books. The Best Bookstore of Palm Springs will have a selection of titles available for purchase at the event.
Two ticket types are available: General Admission and VIP which includes a pre-event reception (6pm) with Armistead Maupin, a copy of his book Logical Family and preferred VIP seating. Proceeds to support the Palm Springs Public Library Foundation.
The special event with Maupin kicks off the 2nd Annual Pride on the Page Book Festival that will be on Saturday, October 14 (10am – 5:30pm). The FREE full day festival will take place at the Palm Springs Cultural Center historic Camelot Theatre (2300 Baristo Road, Palm Springs) and feature ten panels of 35+ LGBTQ+ and affirming authors and their books in lively discussion. There will be special opening and closing speakers, books for sale and autograph opportunities with your favorite authors and much more, see the full schedule online (www.prideonthepage.org). Register in advance for the full-day festival to receive a free gift at check-in on the day of the event.
The Second Annual Pride on the Page Book Festival is presented by the Palm Springs Public Library Foundation and the Palm Springs Public Library. In addition, other sponsors include the City of Palm Springs, Palm Springs Cultural Center, The Best Bookstore in Palm Springs (the official book seller at the events), United Airlines, David Perry Communications, El Mirasol Villas Resort, KGAY Radio, CV Independent, and The Standard.
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