KI Es­tates Book Group presents au­thor

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STEVENSVILLE — The Kent Is­land Es­tates Com­mu­nity As­so­ci­a­tion Book Group will present Ben­jamin Warner,. au­thor of the newly re­leased sus­pense novel “Thirst,” at 7:30 p.m. Thurs­day, Aug. 11, at the Kent Is­land Li­brary.

“Thirst” is a post-apoc­a­lyp­tic tale of a sub­ur­ban cou­ple who sud­denly find them­selves strug­gling to sur­vive in a world where there is no wa­ter. Re­cently re­leased to in­ter­na­tional au­di­ences, “Thirst” was named the “Thriller of the Week” in the Lon­don Mail news­pa­per.

Warner is a grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Wis­con­sin and Cor­nell Univer­sity’s MFA pro­gram. A lec­turer at Tow­son Univer­sity, he teaches cour­ses in com­pos­ti­tion, en­vi­ron­men­tal writ­ing and fic­tion writ­ing. He is the ad­vi­sor to the Tow­son Univer­sity Ur­ban Farm and Veg Club. His works have ap­peared in Salon.com, Wash­ing­ton Post Magazine and Punch­nel’s, among oth­ers.

“Thirst,” pub­lished by Blooms­bury Press in April 2016, is Warner’s first novel. An Annapolis na­tive, Warner now lives in Bal­ti­more. His par­ents live in Stevensville.

Books will be avail­able for sale and au­to­graphs.

BEN­JAMIN WARNER

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