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The 2018 Famous Author Lecture Series features an array of critically acclaimed authors! From January through April, experience writing lectures from Nathan Hill, Michael Byrnes, Karen Thompson Walker, and Karen Dionne. Read on to learn more about each author, and what to expect from these exclusive lunches and lectures.

About the Authors

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Karen Thompson Walker

Each of this season’s famous authors are not to be missed! The first lecture on January 8th features Nathan Hill, bestselling author of The Nix. To hear an intimate one-on-one interview with Nathan Hill, listen to this episode of Gulf Coast Live from WGCU Public Media. In February, hear from Michael Byrnes, the internationally bestselling author of The Sacred Bones, The Sacred Blood, and Bounty. Then in March, learn what earned author of The Age of Miracles Karen Thompson Walker the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and a Goodreads Choice Award. For the final writing lecture in April, see Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s Daughter and cofounder of the online writers’ community Backspace.

Lunch from G3 Catering

Each season, the writing lectures are paired with a delicious lunch from G3 Catering. Owned by Chefs Karen and Mike Gavala, G3 Catering is the exclusive in-house gourmet caterer for the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Every month during the Famous Author Lecture Series, attendees can expect a savory lunch from these award winning chefs. After owning local favorite restaurant Sassie’s, Karen and Mike sold their acclaimed business to open G3 Catering. Since then, they’ve been wowing patrons with their cuisine.

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See Nathan Hill on January 8th!

Writing Lectures, Q&A, and Book Signing

Audiences will be happy to learn that these writing lectures also provide the opportunity for a question and answer segment and booking signing. Members of the audience will be invited to ask the author questions they’ve been dying to know, like how they get their ideas to the page and what suggestions they might have for budding authors. For just $35 per ticket, attendees can have an authentic experience with an award-winning professional author, plus a savory lunch! Don’t miss these exclusive writing lectures with some of today’s top authors. Get tickets here.

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