Patti Smith will interview Neil Young when he makes his appearance at
North America’s premier book
industry event. “A Conversation with
Neil Young and Patti Smith” will take place on Wednesday, June 6 at 12 noon in
the Special Events Hall at the . Ms. Smith’s discussion with Mr. Young will
focus on his upcoming memoir, Waging
Heavy Peace to be published in Javits
Center North America
by Blue Rider Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA), in fall of 2012.
“I am very grateful to Patti Smith for agreeing to participate, as I am to Neil Young and most especially Blue Rider Press for putting this all together.” notes Steve Rosato, Show Manager for BEA. “This will be a huge attraction for everyone attending our show. Booksellers, media, and other book industry professionals have a unique opportunity to be a part of a very exclusive once-in-a-lifetime event. We are honored to have Mr. Young and Ms. Smith at BEA.”
“A Conversation with Neil Young and Patti Smith” is free to all convention attendees. Seating will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Lunch will not be provided but guests are free to bring their own lunch. For more information about BEA, please visit www.bookexpoamerica.com and connect with BEA on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.
The photos below: Neil Young's is from Blue Rider Press while the Patti Smith photo is one of her notable portraits shot by Robert Mapplethorpe.