$35 – $60

Fifth Annual Galena LitFest: Dining with the Authors

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DeSoto House Hotel

230 South Main Street

Galena, IL 61036

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5pm: A meet and greet for VIP ticket holders

6pm: Buffet dinner, two presentations, and book signings

Opening speaker, Heather Bentley: The Not So Glamorous Life of a Romance Writer
From avid reader to romance author, find out how a stay-at-home mom secretly spent her days writing, and what happened when the secret got out. Heather is the winner of the 2018 Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Award.

Keynote speaker, Michael Perry: Writing From the Middle of Nowhere
New York Times bestselling author and humorist, Michael Perry unravels his accidental trip into the writing life. MIchael is the author of "Population: 485" and "Truck."

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Dining with the Authors: $35

  • Includes dinner and two presentations

VIP Dining Ticket: $60

  • Includes a meet and greet with Michael and Heather, a complimentary cocktail “Montaigne in Barn Boots: An Amateur Ambles Through Philosophy ” by Michael Perry, “Sweetest Heartbreak” by Heather Bentley, dinner, and two presentations.

Someone will be in contact with you regarding your choice of dinner item.

The Desoto House Hotel is offering deeply discounted rooms for Dining with the Authors ticket holders. Cal the front desk at 815-777-0090 and mention that you would like to book a room in the Galena LitFest room block.

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Galena LitFest is back for a fifth year with even more great activities. Brush up on your skills at four FREE writers' workshops. Have brunch with Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Come to dinner with award winning indie author Heather Bentley and New York Times bestselling author and humorist Micheal Perry!

This page is for "Dining with the Authors" with Michael Perry and Heather Bentely. To register for other Galena LitFest events, please visit our other pages.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Galena Public Library, Inc. the Galena Public Library, Illinois Bank and Trust, Galena Community Bank, and the Desoto House. For more information please contact 815-777-0200 or distlerl@galenalibrary.org.

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