John Grisham interviews Gene Nichol. "Unheard Voices: The Story of Poverty in North Carolina. Orange Literacy, Writers for Readers 2019, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, The Carolina Club

Orange Literacy presents its 2019 book and author event

Announcing Orange Literacy’s annual Writers for Readers event for 2019, “Unheard Voices: The Story of Poverty in North Carolina.” Come see bestselling novelist John Grisham interview legal scholar Gene Nichol about Gene’s important new book, The Faces of Poverty in North Carolina: Stories from Our Invisible Citizens (UNC Press, 2018).

Honorary Chair: Joan H. Gillings
Master of Ceremonies: Daniel Wallace

When is it?
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
5:45 p.m. Meet the Authors reception for Sponsors
6:30 p.m. General reception
7:15 p.m. Program begins

Where is it?
The Carolina Club
150 Stadium Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

How much is it?
Individual tickets are $125.

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About the authors: 

GENE R. NICHOL is the Boyd Tinsley Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC-Chapel Hill. From 2008 until 2015, he served as director of the UNC Center for Poverty, Work, and Opportunity. He regularly publishes opinion pieces in the News and Observer, and his writings have appeared in The Nation, the Washington Post, and a variety of other publications. Read Nichol’s guest blog post on the UNC Press about Orange Literacy and what we’re doing to empower our community through literacy.

 

John Grisham

JOHN GRISHAM is America’s preeminent bestselling novelist. He began his career practicing law, but later transitioned into writing after publishing his first book, A Time to Kill in 1988. Since then, he has continued to write best-selling novels, many of which were later adapted into films. Grisham’s latest work is The Reckoning.

 

 


Your Sponsorship Makes a Difference

Visit this link to become a sponsor at one of the following levels.

Publisher: $10,000
8 tickets to Meet the Authors reception and main event
Recognition in promotional materials and listing in program
4 signed copies of Gene R. Nichol’s book
1 signed copy of a book by John Grisham

Editor: $5,000
6 tickets to Meet the Authors reception and main event
Recognition in promotional materials and listing in program
3 signed copies of Gene R. Nichol’s book
1 signed copy of a book by John Grisham

Writer: $2,500
4 tickets to Meet the Authors reception and main event
Listing in program
2 signed copies of Gene R. Nichol’s book
1 signed copy of a book by John Grisham

Reader: $1,000
2 tickets to Meet the Authors reception and main event
Listing in program
1 signed copy of Gene R. Nichol’s book
1 signed copy of a book by John Grisham

Become a Sponsor


For more information, please contact the following people with any questions.

Kenneth Spence
214-557-9304
kenneth@jacobscapital.net

Alice Denson
919-914-6153
adenson@orangeliteracy.org

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A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

Publishers:
Karen Eldridge
Joan H. Gillings

Editors:
Anonymous
Brown Advisory
Erin & Evan Gwyn
UNC-TV

Writers:
Glasshalfull
Shannon Ravenel & Dale Purves
Wyndham Robertson
Talia & John Sherer
UNC Press
WUNC 91.5

Readers:
Anne & Glen Cannon
Hodding Carter
Robbie Dircks
Durham Technical Community College
Flyleaf Books
Owen Gwyn
Myra & Jon Jester
Tom Kenan
Lynn & Jeff Lang
Lantern Restaurant
Harriet & D.G. Martin
Josephine W. Patton
Annice Kenan Smith
Kenneth & Katherine Spence
Kate & Allen Torrey