SIGNATURE EVENT - An Evening with Elizabeth Strout

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When and Where:
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
at Butler University

Atherton Union/Reilly Room, 4600 Sunset Blvd., Indianapolis, IN 46208

An Evening with Elizabeth Strout


Event Description:


Readings and reflections by Pulitzer Prize winning author Elizabeth Strout

With her complicated, finely-drawn characters and incisive prose, Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Elizabeth Strout uses the quiet rhythms of the everyday and the natural beauty of her northern New England home to illuminate the depth of grief and the breadth of joy in even the most ordinary of lives. 

Strout won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her 2008 novel Olive Kitteridge. Weaving together thirteen rich, luminous narratives into one masterful novel anchored by the larger-than-life character Olive, Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights in the human condition—its conflicts, its tragedies and joys, and the endurance it requires. 

Strout’s next book, The Burgess Boys: A Novel, was published in 2013. Set in Brooklyn, the story follows two brothers from Strout’s native Maine.

In her latest New York Times bestseller, My Name is Lucy Barton (2016), Strout shows how a simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the most tender relationship of all—the one between mother and daughter.

Sold Out. We'll make all unclaimed seats available to those who arrive for stand-by seating ten (10) minutes prior to the start of the event. There is no guarantee for stand-by seating, however, and there is no wait list. 

Presented by Butler University’s Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series and Spirit & Place. 

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