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Time: October 8, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: City Opera House
Street: 106 E. Front St.
City/Town: Traverse City
Website or Map: http://www.nationalwritersser…
Event Type: literary
Organized By: Traverse City National Writers Series (NWS)
Latest Activity: on Thursday
An Evening with Nancy Horan and guest host Jenie Altruda.
The National Writers Series and bestselling author Nancy Horan kick off a partnership with Traverse City Reads, a "One Book, One Community" literacy initiative. They have joined forces to present the 13th Annual Community Book Read.
Nancy Horan is the author of the blockbuster 2007 bestseller and book club favorite Loving Frank, which chronicles a little-known chapter in the life of legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and his client, Mamah Borthwick Cheney. Translated into sixteen languages, Loving Frank won the 2009 James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction, awarded by the Society of American Historians.
Horan was a teacher and journalist before turning to fiction writing. She lived for 25 years in Oak Park, Illinois, where she raised her two sons. She now lives with her husband on an island in Puget Sound.
Guest host, Jenie Altruda is the Vice President of Communications and Engagement for the world-renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts. She is also co-founder of Speech Craft, a consulting company that provides public presentation and communications training for corporate executives.
A lifelong champion of the arts, Jenie has served on the boards of directors for the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, Michigan and North Coast Repertory Theatre, in Solana Beach, California. Altruda lives in Traverse City, with her husband and their two young boys.
$15 General Admission; $25 Reserved Seating; $35 Premium Reserved Seating; Educator Discount: $5 off ticket price with valid ID; Student Discount: $10 off ticket price with valid ID.
Tickets available online at www.cityoperahouse.org.