Elizabeth Strout will be the keynote speaker and receive an honorary degree at the University of Maine at Farmington’s 2019 Commencement ceremony.
The ceremony will be livestreamed.
For more information, please visit: Commencement / Graduation 2019 at University of Maine at Farmington
The University of South Carolina’s annual Open Book Series is sponsored by USC’s College of Arts and Sciences. It is a literary series, public course, and community read all in one.
Author appearances run 6-7 p.m., including time for questions. Author visits conclude with a book-signing reception at 7 p.m.
Seating is first come, first served. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, The Open Book is free and open to all, including students, faculty, staff, and the wider community.
For more information, please visit: USC: Open Book Series
Presented by the Hunter College MFA Creative Writing Program
All readings are free and open to the public. No RSVP required.
For more information, please visit: Hunter College Creative Writing MFA Event Calendar
Each year The New York Public Library honors several distinguished individuals for outstanding achievements in their respective fields of arts, culture, letters and scholarship by naming them Library Lions.
The 2018 class of Library Lions: Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Ron Chernow, Oscar-winning filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, GRAMMY-winning opera singer Jessye Norman, Citizen poet Claudia Rankine, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout.
The five recipients of the institution’s highest honor will be celebrated during the Library Lions ceremony on November 5, 2018.
For tickets and more info, please see: