Events

Back of Beyond Books is proud to host a variety of events at our store (and occasionally elsewhere)! Come join us as we welcome authors, artists, and creative minds of varying genres to our community. There is something for everyone. Click on past events to view existing photos!

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Author Event with Stephen Trimble's The Capitol Reef Reader
Author Event with Stephen Trimble's The Capitol Reef Reader

December 02, 2019  7:00 PM

For 12,000 years, people have left a rich record of their experiences in Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park.
Author Event with Jack Loeffler's Headed Into the Wind
Author Event with Jack Loeffler's Headed Into the Wind

October 22, 2019  7:00 PM

With the temperament of Santa Claus and the tenacity of a badger, Jack Loeffler reveals his compassion and concern for Southwestern traditional cultures and their respective habitats in the wake of Manifest Destiny.
Author Event with Craig Childs, Zak Podmore and Amy Irvine
Author Event with Craig Childs, Zak Podmore and Amy Irvine

October 18, 2019  7:00 PM

Join Utah and Colorado writers Craig Childs, Zak Podmore, and Amy Irvine in discussion about defending the beloved and contentious landscapes of the modern American West through art, conversation, personal and political action, and beyond.
Author Event with Rebecca Lawton's The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West
Author Event with Rebecca Lawton's The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West

October 16, 2019  7:00 PM

Water, the most critical fluid on the planet, is seen as savior, benefactor, and Holy Grail in these fifteen essays on natural and faux oases.
Author Event with Scott Graham's Arches Enemy and Joseph Greaves' Church of the Graveyard Saints
Author Event with Scott Graham's Arches Enemy and Joseph Greaves' Church of the Graveyard Saints

October 03, 2019  7:00 PM

Back of Beyond Books is pleased to present two exciting author's in one evening.
Author Event with Heather Hansman's Down River: Into the Future of Water in the West
Author Event with Heather Hansman's Down River: Into the Future of Water in the West

June 06, 2019  7:00 PM

The Green River, the most significant tributary of the Colorado River, runs 730 miles from the glaciers of Wyoming to the desert canyons of Utah.
Author Event with Kevin Jones and Layne Miller's Standing on the Walls of Time: Ancient Art of Utah's Cliffs and Canyons
Author Event with Kevin Jones and Layne Miller's Standing on the Walls of Time: Ancient Art of Utah's Cliffs and Canyons

May 30, 2019  7:00 PM

In western culture, rock art has traditionally been viewed as “primitive” and properly belonging in the purview of anthropologists rather than art scholars and critics.
Rebecca M.Robinson & Stephen E. Strom will read from and sign their new books, Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Ground and Bears Ears: Views from a Sacred Land
Rebecca M.Robinson & Stephen E. Strom will read from and sign their new books, Voices from Bears Ears: Seeking Common Ground on Sacred Ground and Bears Ears: Views from a Sacred Land

April 25, 2019  7:00 PM

In late 2016, President Barack Obama designated 1.35 million acres of public lands in southeastern Utah as Bears Ears National Monument.
Author Event with Gale Straub's She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild
Author Event with Gale Straub's She Explores: Stories of Life-Changing Adventures on the Road and in the Wild

April 16, 2019  7:00 PM

For every woman who has ever been called outdoorsy comes a collection of stories that inspires unforgettable adventure.
Author Event with Megan Griswold's The Book of Help
Author Event with Megan Griswold's The Book of Help

April 08, 2019  7:00 PM

The Book of Help traces one woman’s life-long quest for love, connection, and peace of mind
Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir
Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir

February 28, 2019  7:00 PM

Back of Beyond Books Conversation Series is pleased to present Educated, a Conversation on Tara Westover’s Bestselling Memoir. With Shari Zollinger of Back of Beyond Books, Antje Rath of Sunrise Counseling and HMK Principal Taryn Kay
Art of Farm: Art of Manifestoes and Meditations. Sunday Brunch!
Art of Farm: Art of Manifestoes and Meditations. Sunday Brunch!

February 24, 2019  9:30 AM

Please join Back of Beyond Books and Art of Farm for Sunday Brunch!
Author Event with Daniel Davis' Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J. Russell
Author Event with Daniel Davis' Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J. Russell

February 21, 2019  7:00 PM

Andrew J. Russell is primarily known as the man who photographed the famous “East and West Shaking Hands” image of the Golden Spike ceremony on May 10, 1869.
Author Event and Book Launch of Desert Cabal by Amy Irvine
Author Event and Book Launch of Desert Cabal by Amy Irvine

October 09, 2018  7:00 PM

In Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness, Amy Irvine admires the man who influenced her life and work while challenging all that is dated—offensive, even—between the covers of Abbey’s environmental classic.
Reading and Signing with Yosemite Fall by Scott Graham
Reading and Signing with Yosemite Fall by Scott Graham

October 02, 2018  7:00 PM

This is the fourth book in the National Park Mystery Series.