Join Brigid and author Sarah Bird for a morning of fun, food and a chance to speak with Brigid and fellow supporters! Come on down to the campaign headquarters for brunch before our Saturday doorknock (Brigid will be out there like always) and phonebank. We will provide food and everything you need for an amazing Saturday of delectable delights and talking with voters about why we need Brigid's leadership in Travis County.
This is a great way to have fun while helping Brigid AND pick up a yard sign!
Sarah is the author of eight novels. The ninth, Above the East China Sea, will be published by Alfred A. Knopf in Spring 2014. Sarah has been selected for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great Writers series; a Dobie-Paisano Fellowship; New York Public Library’s 25 Books to Remember list; Elle Magazine Reader’s Prize; People Magazine’sPage Turners; Library Journal’s Best Novels; and a National Magazine Silver Award for her columns in Texas Monthly. In 2012 Sarah was voted Best Austin Author for the fourth time by the readers of theAustin Chronicle; was inducted into the Texas Literary Hall of Fame; and received the Illumine Award for Excellence in Fiction from the Austin Library Foundation. In 2013 she was selected to be The University of Texas’ Libraries Distinguished Author speaker, and was featured on NPR’s The Moth Radio Hour.
She has written screenplays for Paramount, CBS, Warner Bros, National Geographic, ABC, TNT, Hemdale Studio, and several independent producers. Sarah’s screen adaptation of her sixth novel,The Flamenco Academy, is currently in development as well as two original screenplays. She has contributed articles to The New York Times, Salon, O Magazine, and is a columnist for Texas Monthly. Sarah, who moved all over the world growing up with her air force family, lives in Austin, Texas.
5501 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
Google map and directions