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The 2011 Words without Borders Benefit

Words without Borders

Monday, November 14, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

The 2011 Words without Borders Benefit

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
VIP Table Ended $5,000.00 $7.95
VIP Ticket Ended $500.00 $7.95
General Admission Ticket Ended $250.00 $5.99
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Event Details

We invite you to join Words without Borders on November 14, 2011, in celebration of literature’s power to inform and transform people across linguistic, cultural, and national boundaries. The evening will feature readings from our November 2011: Caribbean Issue by Madison Smartt Bell, Évelyne Trouillot, and Tiphanie Yanique, and a musical performance by Vo Duo.

Location: The Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10021.
Date:
November 14, 2011
Time:
6-9 p.m.
Tickets:

-VIP Table for 10: $5,000
-Individual VIP Table Seat: $500
-General Admission Ticket: $250

All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law. After you
purchase your ticket(s) a member of our staff will contact you regarding your guest
list and to ask if you require a vegetarian meal. Questions should be sent to
giving@wordswithoutborders.org.

Chair

Alane Salierno Mason

Host Committee

Dominick Anfuso
Joan Bingham
Maria B. Campbell
Judith Gurewich
James H. Ottaway, Jr.
Susan Sherer Osnos
Michael Pietsch
Jane Gregory Rubin
Jonathan Schorr
Samantha Schnee
Margo Viscusi
Bruce Westwood

Table Hosts

Madison Smartt Bell
Carmen Boullosa
Angelo Cannavacciuolo
Francisco Goldman
Edith Grossman
Norman Manea
Hannah Tinti
Évelyne Trouillot
Tiphanie Yanique

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When & Where


Bohemian National Hall
321 East 73rd Street
Between 1st and 2nd Avenue
New York, NY 10021

Monday, November 14, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)


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Organizer

Words without Borders

 

Words without Borders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the translation, publication, and promotion of the finest international literature. Since 2003 WWB has published over 1,700 pieces by writers from over 124 countries and 101 languages. We’ve also published seven acclaimed anthologies, including Literature from ‘The Axis of Evil, The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry, Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, and Spain's Great Untranslated. We are currently building an education program to bring contemporary international literature into the classroom.

 

 

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