Geraldine Brooks in conversation with Sally Quinn
A Collaboration with the Scottish Rite Masons
Tuesday, June 7th at 7:00 PM
Scottish Rite Center
2800 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20009 [Map]
Free | Email for tickets 

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Geraldine Brooks will engage in conversation with Sally Quinn, legendary Washington Post reporter. The two will discuss Brooks’s latest novel, The Secret Chord, religion, and the writing life. The New York Times described The Secret Chord as, “a thundering, gritty, emotionally devastating reconsideration of the story of King David.” Quinn served as a reporter for the Washington Post for over four decades, and now writes a blog for the paper, titled “On Faith.”

A buffet supper will immediately follow the panel discussion.

This event is entirely free, but seats are limited. Email to reserve a ticket.

Please note:
  • Parking is limited to street parking, so please plan accordingly
  • This event will be held at the Scottish Rite building at 2800 16th (at Columbia Road NW) NOT at the Scottish Rite building at 16th & S


Australian-born Geraldine Brooks brooks grew up in Sydney where she worked as a reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Wall Street Journal. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction in 2006 for her second novel, March. Her novels Caleb’s Crossing and People of the Book were both New York Times best sellers. Her first novel, Year of Wonders is an international bestseller that has been translated into more than 25 languages.

Sally Quinn is an American author and journalist, who writes about religion for a blog at the Washington Post. In 1973, she joined the CBS News team as a co-anchor on the CBS Morning News. She published the books We’re Going to Make You a Star in 1975 and The Party: A Guide To Adventurous Entertaining in 1977.