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Author Talk - Jane Smiley & Michael Krasny

Author Talk - Jane Smiley & Michael Krasny

Michael Krasny is the best interviewer on all things cultural.” – Amy Tan

“Take naps. Often new ideas come together when you are half asleep, but you have to train yourself to remember them.” -- Jane Smiley

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  • VIP Seating (4:30 - 7pm): $150
  • Speaker Presentation (7:30pm): $30

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The Sebastopol Community Cultural Center presents a special evening with:

Michael Krasny of KQED's the Forum, in conversation with Jane Smiley
Sunday, June 18th at 7:30pm
in the Main Hall
$150 per person VIP seating (4:30 - 7PM) ~ doors open at 4pm
includes meet and greet with the author, a champagne reception, full course meal, and fine wines, in addition to the speaker presentation.
$30 per person Speaker Presentation (7:30PM) ~ doors open at 7pm
 KQED radio talk show host Michael Krasny will be joined by author Jane Smiley, who wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning A Thousand Acres, the much-acclaimed The Greenlanders, as well as many other novels, short stories, non-fiction books, and young adult novels. She is a prolific author who has written on politics, farming, horse training, literature, impulse buying, marriage, and many other topics. Her most recent book is Golden Age, the third in a trilogy that spans 100 years of a Midwestern family's history.
Sponsorships are available now, in advance of tickets being offered to the public.  Sponsorship levels are $5000, $1000, and $500.  All include tickets to the event, a copy of Jane Smiley's most recent book, and recognition in our program and/or advertising.
Sponsorships can be arranged by contacting Diana Rich at or 707 479-1717. Please join us. This event will be a special and memorable one.

~ This is a benefit for the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center ~