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Two Literary Lights: Richard Russo and Hannah Tinti in Conversation
Sat, May 20, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
It is a delight to bring together the accomplished and widely admired Richard Russo and Hannah Tinti, each on tour for a new book: Russo for Trajectories, a quartet of novellas; Tinti for her second novel, The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley, praised in the Washington Post as “a master class in literary suspense.” In addition to writing ten other books, including the Pulitzer prize–winning novel Empire Falls and the best-selling memoir Elsewhere, Russo is a veteran screenwriter. His novel Nobody’s Fool was made into a movie starring Paul Newman and Jessica Tandy. Tinti is also the author of an internationally acclaimed story collection, Animal Crackers, and The Good Thief, winner of the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. She is a cofounder and executive editor of the journal One Story and of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Italy. She was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture. Russo and Tinti, friends as well as kindred authors, will talk about life, literature, and anything else they please. Twenty Summers cofounder Julia Glass will moderate.
(Note: Anita Shreve, who was originally scheduled to partake in this event, will not be able to join us, due to health reasons. She apologizes to her fans.)
Getting to the Barn:
The Barn is located at 29 Miller Hill Rd in Provincetown, and is accessed by a long dirt path and a steep staircase. There is no parking available on Miller Hill Rd, nor is anyone allowed to drive down Miller Hill Rd. Parking is available in town at the large MacMillan Pier Parking Lot, and at 401 Commercial St at the corner of Law St. Our volunteers will be located at the corner of Miller Hill Rd. and Bradford St. and will be happy to provide you with directions for parking. Those who have trouble walking, can be dropped off at Miller Hill Rd. and/or call Ptown Pedicab 508.487.0660 or Cape Cab 508.487.2222 from the lot and they will deliver you to Miller Hill Rd. When exiting the Barn and Miller Hill Rd. after the program is over please be careful of our residential neighbors and keep voices low.