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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"Everett Ruess: His Short Life, Mysterious Death, and Astonishing Afterlife" A Presentation by Acclaimed Historian, Philip L. Fradkin

September 26, 2011  7:00 PM

Mark your calendars! Philip Fradkin will be in Moab to discuss his newest book; Everett Ruess: His Short Life, Mysterious Death, and Astonishing Afterlife.
Bret Edge - Featured Art Walk Artist
Bret Edge -  Featured Art Walk Artist

September 10, 2011  5:00 PM

Photography by Bret Edge to be displayed at Back of Beyond! Come meet Bret himself, the man behind so many classic Moab shots.
Book Signing with Gwen Waring, author of A Natural History of the Intermountain West!
Book Signing with Gwen Waring, author of A Natural History of the Intermountain West!

August 06, 2011  7:30 PM

Meet Gwen, author of a new natural history title, the first of it's kind for this region to discuss the profound processes that have shaped western ecosystems over time.
Poetry reading with renowned musician, debut author, and Moab local, T.R. Ritchie!
Poetry reading with renowned musician, debut author, and Moab local, T.R. Ritchie!

June 16, 2011  7:00 PM

Moab's very own wordsmith T.R. Ritchie has just published his first book of prose! Join us for an in-store reading and get your very own copy of this extraordinary collection of illustrations and prose.
HUGE Book Sale!!!
HUGE Book Sale!!!

May 28, 2011  9:00 AM

Take 30% off your entire purchase at Arches Book Company this Memorial Day Weekend!
Tracy Ross, author of The Source of All Things
Tracy Ross, author of The Source of All Things

May 28, 2011  7:00 PM

Award winning journalist & senior editor of Backpacker Magazine, Tracy Ross, introduces her powerful new memoir. A story of abuse, strength & forgiveness.
Open Mic with Moab Poets & Writers: featuring Dr. Mylene Dressler
Open Mic with Moab Poets & Writers: featuring Dr. Mylene Dressler

May 20, 2011  6:30 PM

Children's Event Featuring Kurt Cyrus, Author of Voyage of Turtle Rex!
Children's Event Featuring Kurt Cyrus, Author of Voyage of Turtle Rex!

May 03, 2011  4:30 PM

Come one, come all to our children's book event with Kurt Cyrus, author of Voyage of Turtle Rex!
Haiku & Tanka Poetry Author Event - RESCHEDULED!
Haiku & Tanka Poetry  Author Event - RESCHEDULED!

April 11, 2011  7:00 PM

Local Poet B. Steiner & Mariko Kitakubo from Japan will be reading & discussing Haiku & Tanka Poetry.
Colorado Plateau Geology Event with Professor Robert Fillmore
Colorado Plateau Geology Event with Professor Robert Fillmore

April 08, 2011  7:00 PM

Professor Robert Fillmore will be introducing his new book, Geologic Evolution of the Colorado Plateau including San Juan River, Natural Bridges, Canyonlands, Arches, and the Book Cliffs. This is a very regionally-specific event not to be missed!
Flyfishing Event with Maximilian Werner, author of Black River Dreams
Flyfishing Event with Maximilian Werner, author of Black River Dreams

April 04, 2011  7:00 PM

Join us as author Maximilian Werner discusses his new book of essays, Black River Dreams.
Slide-show Presentation with Logan Hebner and Michael L. Plyler on the History and Culture of the Southern Paiute Community
Slide-show Presentation with Logan Hebner and Michael L. Plyler on the History and Culture of the Southern Paiute Community

February 24, 2011  7:00 PM

Join us in welcoming Logan Hebner and Michael L.Plyler as the present a slide-show about the Southern Paiute. Their new book features 30 unforgettable elders and their stories. Don't miss this incredible presentation of accounts never before in print.
10th Mountain and Summit Huts Slide-show Presentation with Author Warren Ohlrich
10th Mountain and Summit Huts Slide-show Presentation with Author Warren Ohlrich

January 14, 2011  7:00 PM

Join us for a stunning and informative slide-show presentation with Warren Ohlrich on Colorado Summit Hut Trips!
Shopper's Night!
Shopper's Night!

December 11, 2010  6:00 PM

Join us for music, refreshments, and a special sale on everything in the store!
Charlie and Susie Brown Featured Art Walk Artists
Charlie and Susie Brown Featured Art Walk Artists

December 11, 2010  6:00 PM