Author Rick Yancey will discuss his book, “The Fifth Wave” as part of SantaFEST an inaugural scholarship celebration being put on by the SF College Office for Development. Yancey will speak to an audience in the Fine Arts Hall lobby at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28.
“The Fifth Wave,” earned four stars and was called “a modern sci-fi masterpiece” in a review by USA Today. It has been on the NY Times best seller list for the past 19 weeks, was featured in People Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, O Magazine and Teen Vogue. The Fifth Wave has been optioned by Sony Pictures, has an academy award winning screen writer working on the screenplay and Tobey Maguire’s company is co-producing it.
Books will be available for purchase and some will be given away free courtesy of a State of Florida Cultural Affairs grant.