"Godspeed" with Nickolas Butler

Fine Arts Center
Event Type

The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes internationally known, bestselling author - and one of Wisconsin's own - Nickolas Butler to the McMillan Memorial Library in Wisconsin Rapids!

Butler will join us to read from his most recent, riveting novel "Godspeed," about three construction workers who get entangled in a dangerous plan to finish a project against an impossible deadline. Butler is the author of four novels and one collection of short stories, he's received many awards at home and abroad, starting with his debut novel "Shotgun Lovesongs."

This year marks his first appearances at the Central Wisconsin Book Festival, and a Q&A and signing will follow his reading. Butler will also appear at the Whitewater Music Hall in Wausau on Friday night with author Quan Barry.

Free and open to the public, no registration required.

Support for the 2022 Central Wisconsin Book Festival was provided through the Community Arts Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, with funds provided by the Wisconsin Arts Board, a state agency; the Community Foundation; and the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation.

Support also provided in part by the Ruder Ware Law Firm; the Dudley Foundation; the Marathon County Public Library Foundation; the Portage County Public Library Foundation; McMillan Memorial Library; the CoVantage Cares Foundation; Whitewater Music Hall; Bound to Happen Books; and Janke Book Store.

Nickolas Butler