Actions and Detail Panel
One Author, One Community: A Conversation with Elizabeth Strout
Sat, September 24, 2016, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM CDT
Eleven area libraries are coming together to host Pulitzer award-winning author, Elizabeth Strout! Strout is the author of popular titles Olive Kitteridge and Amy & Isabelle, and her newest book, My Name is Lucy Barton, was released in early 2016. The author visit will consist of a moderated discussion with Rebecca Vnuk, a Q&A with the audience, and a book signing.
Elizabeth Strout won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for fiction with her short story collection, Olive Kitteridge, which was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Her most recent novel, My Name is Lucy Barton, debuted to critical acclaim.
Strout will talk literature, reading, and her recent books and take questions from the audience in this discussion. Moderator Rebecca Vnuk is the author of three Reader's Advisory nonfiction titles and is the Editor, Collection Management and Library Outreach for Booklist Publications.
This event is co-sponsored by the following: Clarendon Hills Public Library, Downers Grove Public Library, Glen Ellyn Public Library, Hinsdale Public Library, Indian Prairie Public Library, Friends of Indian Prairie Public Library, La Grange Public Library, La Grange Park Public Library, Lisle Library District, Thomas Ford Memorial Library, Westmont Public Library, and Woodridge Public Library.
WDCB Radio - Chicagoland’s Home for Jazz - is the Media Sponsor for the event.