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2016 Symposium Information

janesmiley.jpgFeaturing Author Jane Smiley

The 30th Annual Brady Author's Symposium on Thursday, March 17, 2016 will feature Pulitzer Prize winning author Jane Smiley.

Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and most recently, Some Luck and Early Warning, the first volumes of The Last Hundred Years trilogy. She is also the author of five works of nonfiction and a series of books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature.

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Symposium Agenda:

  • Lecture —  11:00am
  • Seated Luncheon — 12:15pm
  • Book Signing — 1:15pm
  • Exclusive Writing Q&A — 2:00pm

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