This month, PEN/Faulkner brings the bestselling author of Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Interruption of Everything, and Getting to Happy to Washington, DC for a cocktail reception on April 19th and a special reading at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on April 20th.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Cocktails & Conversation at A Bar:
On Friday, April 19th, join the PEN/Faulkner Foundation in welcoming Terry McMillan to Washington at a cocktail reception at A Bar in the Avenue Suites, 2500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW [MAP]. The event will be held from 6 — 8 p.m., and the evening will feature an open bar, hors D’oeuvres, and valet parking.
Your $50 contribution to PEN/Faulkner gets you in, and all donations support to the PEN/Faulkner Foundation’s Writers in Schools Program, our Reading Series, and the PEN/Faulkner Award & PEN/Malamud Award.
To make your donation and reserve your spot:
Email: [email protected] or call (202) 898-9063.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Learning to Breathe: An Evening with Terry McMillan
A Reading & Discussion Moderated by Lisa Page
at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
On Saturday, April 20th, join PEN/Faulkner for a special event at Sixth & I Synagogue [MAP] called Learning to Breathe: An Evening with Terry McMillan. The acclaimed author of How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale, Mama, Disappearing Acts, and The Interruption of Everything reads from her recent work and speaks about the writing process in a moderated discussion with George Washington University Professor and PEN/Faulkner Board Member Lisa Page. A reception and book signing will follow this reading, and select McMillan titles will be available for sale by our friends at Politics & Prose.
This reading will be held at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, located at 600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 [Map]. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the evening’s program will begin at 7:30.
Tickets for this event are now available for $22 online through Ticketfly or by calling TicketFly (877.987.6487). (Note: there is a $1.50 fee per ticket for phone orders.)
PLEASE NOTE: Advance ticket sales for this event have ended, but interested patrons may purchase a ticket at the door. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. If you have questions or need additional information, please call Sixth & I Historica Synagogue at (202) 408-3100.