DOOR COUNTY READS KEYNOTE ADDRESS WITH AUTHOR MICHAEL PERRY
Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling author, humorist, playwright, and radio show host from New Auburn, Wisconsin. Perry’s bestselling memoirs include Population: 485 (recently adapted for the stage), Truck: A Love Story, Coop, Visiting Tom, Million Billion, and Peaceful Persistence. Among his other dozen titles are The Scavengers (for young readers) and his novel The Jesus Cow.
Raised on a small Midwestern dairy farm, Perry put himself through nursing school while working on a ranch in Wyoming, then detoured into writing. He lives with his wife and two daughters in rural Wisconsin, where he serves on the local volunteer fire and rescue service and has a few chickens.
He hosts the nationally-syndicated “Tent Show Radio,”
performs widely as a humorist, and tours with his band the Long Beds. He has three live humor albums including Never Stand Behind A Sneezing Cow
and The Clodhopper Monologues
. He can be found online at www.sneezingcow.com
About the Door County Reads Festival January 27 – February 14, 2022
Two weeks of world-class literature discussions, expert lectures and panels, Door County theater and musical performances coming to you in-person and virtually! For the 15th year anniversary, Door County Reads discusses Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time
and Truck: A Love Story
by Michael Perry. Programs will also celebrate Wisconsin writers. For more information, please visit DoorCountyReads.org