A Conversation with Richard Russo and Andre Dubus III, May 19, 4-6pm, Rockport Opera House

Posted on Thursday May 10, 2012

Wayfinder Schools present “A Conversation with Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo and NY Times Bestseller Andre Dubus III” on Saturday, May 19 from 4-6 at The Rockport Opera House.

Dubus, whose House of Sand and Fog was a finalist for The National Book Award, and Russo, who won the Pulitzer for Empire Falls, will discuss memoir, including Dubus’ highly acclaimed Townie and Russo’s upcoming Elsewhere.

Doors will open at 4:00 and the conversation will start at 4:30.  Wine, cheese, chocolates and other Maine treats will be provided by Don and Patrisha McLean, State of Maine Cheese Company, Ducktrap River of Maine, Chocolatier Blue and other local businesses, with additional support provided by The Hawthorne Inn.

This event is generously sponsored by Charles and Julie Cawley, KeyBank, Know Technology, Maine Magazine, The Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance and Richard and Barbara Russo.

Tickets are $50 ($25 with student I.D) and all proceeds benefit Wayfinder Schools. Tickets are available at The Owl & Turtle Bookshophello hello booksMaine Coast Book Shop & Café, and online at www.thecommunityschools.org.