NICHOLAS MEYER

October 29, 2019 - 7:00pm
Prairie Lights

University of Iowa Alum and Academy-Award nominated screenwriter, director and novelist Nicholas Meyer will read from The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson, M.D. "Reading Nicholas Meyer's very first Sherlock Holmes adventure, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, made me decide to become a writer. Reading his latest simply made me a delighted and satisfied reader." --Michael Chabon

Nicholas Meyer is the author of three previous Sherlock Holmes novels, including the best-selling Seven-Per-Cent Solution. He is a screen-writer and film director, responsible for The Day After, Time After Time, as well as Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country among many others. He has won three Emmy Awards and four Saturn Awards.  A native of New York City and former writer for the Daily Iowan, he now lives in Santa Monica, California.