Andy Weir is the 2022 Novel November featured author


Andy Weir will be the featured author for The Peters Township Library Foundation’s upcoming Novel November. The literary event will be held on Thursday, November 3, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. at the Peters Township High School Auditorium at 121 Rolling Hills Drive in McMurray. This program will be the fifth in the Novel November series. Previous featured speakers included Yaa Gyasi in 2017, Tim O’Brien in 2018, Anna Quindlen in 2019, and Taylor Jenkins Reid in 2021.

Ticket sales begin online at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, at Adult general admission tickets are $25, and Student tickets are $5. All general admission tickets include a post-event book signing with Weir. Riverstone Books, The Foundation’s independent local bookselling partner, will sell Weir’s books before and after the program.

A limited number of VIP tickets will be available for $60. The VIP ticket includes a reception with passed appetizers from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. in the Peters Township High School cafeteria. VIP ticket holders will receive a copy of Project Hail Mary, Weir’s newest book, and attend a pre-event book signing by Weir. You can also purchase tickets at the Peters Township Public Library circulation desk.

A digital ticket option will be available for $25 for those who prefer not to attend in person. A recording of the program will be available on Friday, November 4, with a code to view for 14 days.

Following local health and safety guidelines, if Novel November cannot take place in person, all tickets will automatically convert to the digital format.

About Andy Weir
Andy Weir built a two-decade career as a software engineer until the success of this first published novel, The Martian, allowed him to live out his dream of writing full-time. He is a lifelong space nerd and a devoted hobbyist of such subjects as relativistic physics, orbital mechanics, and the history of manned spaceflight. He also mixes a mean cocktail. Weir lives in California. His newest book, Project Hail Mary, has been optioned for a film starring Ryan Gosling.

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