Author! Author! Literary Series 

You can purchase season tickets now for the seventh season of the Library Foundation's Author! Author! literary series. 

MARIA SEMPLE
Friday, October 5, 2018
Bend High School Auditorium 


SARAH VOWELL
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Bend High School Auditorium  

COLUM McCANN
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Riverhouse Convention Center


RICHARD RUSSO
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Riverhouse Convention Center

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Author! Author! presents Maria Semple
Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Bend High School Auditorium

Maria Semple is the author of the novels Today Will Be Different, Where’d You Go, Bernadette and This One is Mine. Before writing fiction, she wrote for the TV shows 90210, Mad About You, Arrested Development, and others. Where’d You Go, Bernadette spent over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and made over a dozen year-end best lists. It’s currently being made into a film starring Cate Blanchett and Kristen Wiig.

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Author! Author! presents Sarah Vowell
Thursday, November 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Bend High School Auditorium

Sarah Vowell is the New York Times’ bestselling author of seven nonfiction books on American history and culture. Her books include Unfamiliar Fishes, Assassination Vacation, The Wordy Shipmates and Lafayette in the Somewhat United States. Vowell is a contributing editor for This American Life and is also the voice of teenage superhero Violet Parr in Pixar Animation Studios’ The Incredibles.

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Author! Author! presents Colum McCann
Thursday, February 21, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Riverhouse Convention Center

Colum McCann is the author of six novels and three collections of stories. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he is the recipient of many international honors, including the National Book Award for his novel Let the Great World Spin, which McCann is adapting for a screenplay. His book TransAtlantic was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. McCann is a contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, and The Paris Review.

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Author! Author! presents Richard Russo
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Riverhouse Convention Center

Richard Russo is the author of eight novels, most recently Everybody’s Fool and That Old Cape Magic. He received the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for his novel Empire Falls. His most recent collection is The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers, and Life. Additional awards include The Indie Champion Award by the American Booksellers Association as well as France’s Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine. Russo is also a screenwriter, having written the teleplay for the HBO adaptation of Empire Falls as well as other screenplays.

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Author! Author!
Event Ticket

General Admission: $100 for the entire series (all four authors).
General admission seating is open. You will be able to choose your seat when you arrive at the venue. 

Preferred Seating: $280 for the entire series (all four authors).
Preferred seating tickets include preferred seating section in the venue and an invitation to the private author reception.

All tickets are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged.


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