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Roots and Wings: Wellesley High School’s Legacy of Nurturing Creativity

Roots and Wings: Wellesley High School’s Legacy of Nurturing Creativity Online

Date:
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Wakelin Room
Campus:
Main Library
Audience:
Adult All Ages Children Teen Tween Young Adult
Categories:
Author Talk
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

An evening celebrating WHS’ unique tradition of graduates who are writers, and the teachers who inspired them.   Featuring WHS alums and teachers:

  • Richard Preston, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller “The Hot Zone;”
  • Adam Haslett, twice-nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award; 
  • Nina Shope, award-winning novelist of “Asylum;”
  • Vanessa Martir, writer, educator, and social activist.

Joining them will be longtime WHS English teachers Jeanie Goddard and Brooks Goddard. The event will be moderated by Beth Hinchliffe, town historian & presidential speechwriter.

Arrive at 6:30 to talk informally with the authors and get books signed.

A website listing more than 125 WHS writers will be unveiled.  All are welcome! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries. 

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