"Ultimate Glory" Launch Party

Tuesday, June 06

David Gessner, chair of UNCW’s Department of Creative Writing, will introduce his new book, Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth (Riverhead Books), at 7 p.m. on June 6 at Wrightsville Beach Brewery. Ultimate Glory has received early praise from Publishers WeeklyBooklist and Kirkus Reviews, among others.

Ultimate Glory

Ultimate Glory recounts Gessner’s time playing ultimate frisbee in the 1980s and his overall love for the game. Gessner is the author of 10 books, including the New York Times best-seller All the Wild That Remains. He is the recipient of the John Burroughs Award for "Best Nature Essay" and a Pushcart Prize. He is also the founder of the award-winning literary journal Ecotone.

Watch the trailer for Ultimate Glory and read an excerpt in the June issue of Outside Magazine.