July 09, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


In Conversation pairs writers for intimate, unmoderated discussions of their work. May Cobb
(The Hollywood Assistant) and Gabino Iglesias (House of Bone and Rain) each tell gripping
stories of deception, danger, and suspense in their 2024 novels.

Cassidy Foster finds herself in the crosshairs of a murder investigation in Cobb’s new
thriller/suspense The Hollywood Assistant. A group of young men seeks vengeance against a
Puerto Rican drug kingpin in Gabino Iglesias’s supernatural horror House of Bone and Rain.
The authors will sign books following the program. Books will be available for purchase thanks
to BookPeople.

May Cobb

May Cobb earned her MA in literature from San Francisco State University, and her essays and
interviews have appeared in The Washington Post, the Rumpus, Edible Austin, and Austin
Monthly. Her previous novels are The Hunting Wives and My Summer Darlings. A Texas native,
she lives in Austin with her family. Her novel The Hunting Wives is soon to be a series on

Gabino Iglesias

Gabino Iglesias is the author of the Shirley Jackson and Bram Stoker award-winning novel, The
Devil Takes You Home, as well as author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novels
Zero Saints and Coyote Songs. He is a writer, journalist, professor, and literary critic living in
Austin, Texas. He is the horror columnist for the New York Times Book Review.

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