I had the pleasure of traveling to Kentucky recently to interview author Wendell Berry who will be honored for lifetime achievement at the upcoming Dayton Literary Peace Prize event. The sold-out dinner will take place at the Schuster Center on Sunday evening, Nov. 3.
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HOW TO GO:
What: “A Conversation with the 2013 Dayton Literary Peace Prize Winners and Presenters”
When: 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 . Registration at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Sinclair Community College, Building 12—Ponitz Center (North End)
Parking: Free underground parking entrance on W. 4th Street west of the intersection with South Perry Street)
Featuring: Wendell Berry, Recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award; Adam Johnson, winner in Fiction for “The Orphan Master’s Son,” Andrew Solomon, winner in Nonfiction for “Far from the Tree,” Gilbert King, Nonfiction Runner-up for “Devil in the Grove.”
Also previous winners Tim O’Brien, Recipient of the 2012 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award; Andrew Krivak, 2012 Fiction Award winner for “The Sojourn,” and Maaza Mengiste, 2011 Fiction Runner-up for “Beneath the Lion’s Gaze.”
Tickets and reservations: RSVP to Linda Harrison at: email@example.com or (937) 859-9106 by Wednesday, Oct. 30. A $10 donation in cash or check can be given to the DLPP Foundation at the Registration Table. (No credit cards). Reservations will be limited to the first 300 who register.
For more information: www.daytonliterarypeaceprize.org