Author Visit & Exhibit – What Follows is True: Crescent Hotel with Sean Fitzgibbon

August 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Joplin Public Library, Community Room
1901 E 20th Street
Joplin, MO
Jill Halbach, Executive Director of Post Art Library and Sarah Turner-Hill, Joplin Public Library Adult Programming Coordinator

Join Post Art Library and Joplin Public Library as we welcome visiting author Sean Fitzgibbon to Joplin Public Library.

What Follows is True: Crescent Hotel is author Sean Fitzgibbon’s nonfiction graphic novel that depicts the mythologies surrounding the Crescent Hotel’s strange two years as the Baker Hospital, a Depression Era cancer hospital in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

Sean Fitzgibbon will present on his graphic novel and sign books, with books available for purchase. An art exhibit featuring Sean Fitzgibbon’s original artwork will accompany his presentation, and will be located in the Local History gallery.

Event schedule:

6:00-7:00: Presentation and Q&A, JPL Community Room

7:00-7:30: Book signing, with books available for purchase, JPL Local History Room

This is a free public event with no registration required. This program is in partnership with Post Art Library, Joplin Public Library, and Sean Fitzgibbon.

Find the book here.