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Summer Speaker Series: Tobias Wolff

Summer Speaker Series: Tobias Wolff In-Person

"The Art of the Story"

The 2021 Summer Speaker Series presented by The Community Library and the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference welcomes author Tobias Wolff, who will be in conversation with John Burnham Schwartz, the Conference's Literary Director.

Long regarded as one of our finest short story writers, TOBIAS WOLFF is equally renowned for his memoirs This Boy’s Life and In Pharoah’s Army, and he is now in the process of finishing a novel.  A beloved professor at Stanford, he is also – as he so memorably demonstrates in Ken Burns’ Hemingway documentary – a profound reader of other writers’ works and lives.  Novelist JOHN BURNHAM SCHWARTZ sits down with Wolff to discuss life, literature, craft, and the never-ending mysteries and revelations that come from spending one’s time inhabiting the minds of others.

This free event will be held in Ketchum's Forest Service and is festival-style. Please bring your own low-back chairs or blankets to set up beginning at 6:00 p.m. The conversation will run from 7:00-8:00 and be followed by a half-hour book signing.

The event will also be available to stream on the Library's Livestream. Click here to watch the live stream, which will be available for a limited time. (You do not need to register if you only plan to join virtually.)

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
Forest Service Park, Off-Site
  Adults     Teens & Tweens  
  Lectures & Conversations  
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