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Traverse City National Writers Series Announces Fall Line-Up

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National Writers Series Fall Line-Up:

September 5 at 7 PM:  Benjamin Percy with guest host Jeremiah Chamberlin

Benjamin Percy is the author of 2 novels, Red Moon and The Wilding.  Critics say Percy is one of the country's "to watch" emerging authors. 

Reserved seating: $25 (ticket only) or $42 (ticket plus book)
General Admission: $20 (ticket only) $37 (ticket plus book)
Educator Discount: $5 off ticket price with valid ID
Student Discount:  $10 off ticket price with valid ID


September 27 at 7 PM: Michael Paterniti with guest host Doug Stanton

Michael Paterniti is the New York Times best selling author of Driving Mr. Albert: A Trip Across American with Einstein's Brain.  He recently released The Telling Room.

Reserved Seating: $25 (ticket only) $42 (ticket plus book)
  General Admission: $20 (ticket only) $37 (ticket plus book)
  Educator discount: $5 off ticket price with ID
  Student discount: $10 off ticket price with ID
 

September 30 at 7 PM: Jamie Ford with guest host Rich Fahle

Jamie Ford wrote the best selling book, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. This book has been translated into 34 languages. 
Reserved Seating: $30 (ticket only) $47 (ticket plus book)
General Admission: $25 (ticket only) $42 (ticket plus book)
Educator discount: $5 off ticket price with ID
Student discount: $10 off ticket price with ID


October 14 at 7 PM: David Finkel with guest host Doug Stanton

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Finkel wrote the book The Good Soldiers, listed as a best book of 2009 by the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and others.

Reserved Seating: $25 (ticket only) $43 (ticket plus book)
General Admission: $20 (ticket only) $38 (ticket plus book)
Educator discount: $5 off ticket price with ID
Student discount: $10 off ticket price with ID

October 30 at 7 PM:  Nikki Giovanni with guest host Leigh Haber

Nikki Giovanni has written 27 books. She is highly honored for The Nikki Giovanni Poetry Collection. 

Reserved Seating: $35 (ticket only) $48 (ticket plus book)

General Admission: $30 (ticket only) $43 (ticket plus book)

Educator discount: $5 off ticket price with ID

Student discount: $10 off ticket price with ID

 

November 5 at 7 PM:  Sara Paretsky with guest host Nancy Baker

Sara Paretsky created her series about a private eye V. I. Warshawski in 1982 with Indemnity Only. She wrote 15 more Warshawski novels.  Her latest novel is Critical Mass. 

Reserved Seating: $30 (ticket only) $48 (ticket plus book)

General Admission: $25 (ticket only) $43 (ticket plus book)

Educator discount: $5 off ticket price with ID

Student discount: $10 off ticket price with ID

 
Tickets are on sale for Friends of NWS August 20.  Friends memberships can be purchased at the City Opera House box office or online at the National Writers Series website. The link is provided above. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public on August 27.  They can be purchased online at the Opera House website or by phone at 231-941-8082. The link is provided above. 

Proceeds from NWS events support the Writers Series of Traverse City scholarship fund, which benefits college-bound writing and arts students attend Grand Traverse regional nigh schools. 
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