Claire Messud In Conversation with Richard Russo May 10!

Posted on Thursday February 8, 2018

New York Times best-selling novelist, Claire Messud, joins Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Richard Russo, for a lively conversation about books, writing, and “all things literary” on Thursday, May 10 at Hannaford Hall in Portland.
Messud is the award-winning author of The Emperor’s Children, The Woman Upstairs, and The Burning Girl. The LA Times calls her “an absolute master storyteller.” Russo is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Risk Pool, Mohawk, Nobody’s Fool, Everybody’s Fool, That Old Cape Magic, Bridge of Sighs, Elsewhere, Trajectory, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Empire Falls.
Russo and Messud will be introduced by Kirkus Prize-winning novelist, Lily King, author of Euphoria. The conversation will be preceded by a catered reception with the authors (for sponsors, host committee members, and reception ticket-holders) and followed by a book signing sponsored by Print: A Bookstore.

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Host Committee Members

Paul Andrews, Lowell & Ella Brown, Derrick Buckspan & Laura O’Neill, Brock & Lane Clarke,
Jeff & Micki Colquhoun, Dan & Kim Dorsky, Melissa Duffy, Bill & Vicki Ferentz, Tao & Alison Fineberg,
Alice Bingham Gorman, Rick & Kathy Grossman, Brian Grzymski, Lynn Hallett, Whitney Harvey, Lily King, Susan Koch, Catherine Martin, Dick & Carolyn McGoldrick, Jerry McQueeney, John & Denny Palmer,
Alan & Erin Pimentel, Don & Pam Russell,Richard & Barbara Russo, Mark Winkworth & Jule Selbo,
Anthony Lyons & Brenda Chandler