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Meet the Author

The Newberry’s Meet the Author lecture series brings writers to the library for presentations on their recently published work. This work covers a range of topics and genres; the series introduces guests to a variety of professional wordsmiths working within the traditions of memoir, historical fiction, biography, historiography, and more.

Past Meet the Author Programs

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Ann Durkin Keating
The Newberry has been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19. To enable our community to follow the standards of social distancing mandated by public health officials, we are postponing this program. Please visit www.newberry.org/covid19 for more information and for regular updates regarding Newberry operations.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Erik S. Gellman
The Newberry has been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19. To enable our community to follow the standards of social distancing mandated by public health officials, we are postponing this program. Please visit www.newberry.org/covid19 for more information and for regular updates regarding Newberry operations.
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Jake Dorman
The Newberry has been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19. To enable our community to follow the standards of social distancing mandated by public health officials, we are postponing this program. Please visit www.newberry.org/covid19 for more information and for regular updates regarding Newberry operations.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Meet the Author
Meet the Author: Donna Rifkind
Free and open to all. Reserve your free tickets starting April 1
In her new book The Sun and the Stars: Salka Viertel and Hitler’s Exiles in the Golden Age of Hollywood, writer Donna Rifkind tells the little-known story of screenwriter Salka Viertel, whose salons in Hollywood in the 1930s and ‘40s created a refuge for many famous figures who had escaped the horrors of World War ll.