Maxine Cushing Gray Distinguished Writer Lecture: Susan Orlean

October 28, 2020 6:00 pm


Join UW Libraries for a lively webinar with renowned author and the 2020 Maxine Cushing Gray Fellowship recipient, Susan Orlean. A Staff writer for The New Yorker, Orlean is the author of many books, including The Library BookThe Orchid ThiefRin Tin Tine: The Life and the Legend and Saturday Night. Orlean will discuss The Library Book, her writing style and the role of libraries in her life and writing. She will be interviewed by Maria Semple, a Seattle local, New York Times bestselling author, and screenwriter.

About the speaker

Susan Orlean

Bestselling Author

Susan Orlean, is a journalist and bestselling author of many books, including “The Library Book,” “The Orchid Thief,” “Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend,” and “Saturday Night.” Susan has been named the 2020-2021 Maxine Cushing Gray Endowed Libraries Visiting Writers Fellow.

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