Delia Owens takes to the stage to discuss her #1 New York Times bestselling novel Where the Crawdads Sing. The book follows “Marsh Girl” Kya Clark, who has survived for years alone in the lush marshes of North Carolina. Two local boys become enraptured by her wild beauty and when someone is murdered, the town suspects her. The New York Times Book Review calls it “A painfully beautiful first novel that is at once a murder mystery, a coming-of-age narrative and a celebration of nature.” Where the Crawdads Singis the top-selling book of 2019. Sponsored by the Fairfax Library Foundation.

This event is part of the Fall for the Book festival (Oct. 10-12), and does not require a ticket.


  • Occurred Saturday, October 12th, 2019 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm


Harris Theater, George Mason University

4471 Aquia Creek Lane
Fairfax, VA 22030

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