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Pen Pals LectureNEW SEASON ANNOUNCED

Friends of the Hennepin County Library is pleased to announce the 17th season of Pen Pals, the highly regarded and longest running literary series in the Twin Cities. The 2013–14 Pen Pals Season offers five eclectic and engaging authors who collectively have won many of the world’s most coveted literary honors.

  • George Saunders: Oct. 10, 2013, 7:30 PM & Oct. 11, 2013, 11 AM
  • A.S. Byatt: Nov. 4, 2013, 7:30 PM & Nov. 5, 2013, 11 AM
  • Luis Alberto Urrea: Feb. 6, 2014, 7:30 PM & Feb. 7, 2014, 11 AM
  • Art Spiegelman: Apr. 24, 2014, 7:30 PM & Apr. 25, 2014, NOON
  • Tracy K. Smith: May 8, 2014, 7:30 PM & May 9, 2014, 11 AM

Individual tickets are $40 for balcony and $50 for main floor. Complimentary desserts and coffee served before the programs. A public book signing open to all attendees follows the daytime lectures. An exclusive wine/appetizer post-lecture reception with the author is available for an additional fee for evening lectures. Friends of HCL members can receive a discount of $5 per ticket and $10 per subscription. Group and subscriber discounts are available.

Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins

Link to the Pen Pals page to purchase tickets and for more details.

Sponsors: GdB and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Upcoming Events

April
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Pen Pals with Art Spiegelman

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

April
25

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Pen Pals with Art Spiegelman

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

May
8

Pen Pals

Pen Pals with Tracy K. Smith

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

May
9

Pen Pals

Pen Pals with Tracy K. Smith

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

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