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2019 Symposium 


The 33rd Annual Brady's Author Symposium featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author ROBERT OLEN BUTLER is slated for Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Robertson College-Community Center on Catawba's campus. 

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About the Author

Butler is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. His novels and six short story collections include works like “Good Scent from a Strange Mountain,” that won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1993; “Perfume River: A Novel” (2016); “The Empire of Night” (2014); and “The Hot Country” (2012).



Tickets will be available in early Spring 2019. Purchase your tickets online or call the Public Relations Office at (704) 637-4393. Be sure to join our mailing list for updates!

Attendees who purchase Patron tickets (includes lunch, lecture, and gift) receive the 2019 Limited Edition, Collectible Pendant featuring Robert Olen Bulter, exclusive only to this year's symposium.

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  • Moderated Symposium w/ Q&A —  11:00am

  • Seated Luncheon — 12:30pm

  • Book Signing — 1:30pm


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