IN-PERSON - Writers on Writing: Lauren Groff and Rebecca Makkai


Wednesday, October 4, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Central Time (US & Canada)


This program is free and open to all; free tickets required. This event is full.

If space is available, walk-ins will be admitted 10 minutes before the program begins.


New York Times bestselling authors Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies, Matrix) and Rebecca Makkai (I Have Some Questions for You, The Great Believers) will discuss Groff's career as a novelist and short story writer, with a focus on the craft of writing.

Writers on Writing is presented in partnership with StoryStudio Chicago. Perfect for readers and writers alike, these talks celebrate one author's work—a glimpse behind the creative curtain, a chance to ask questions, and an opportunity to celebrate the art of the written word.

Recent books by both authors will be available to purchase at the Newberry bookshop, and the authors will sign copies after the talk.


We look forward to seeing attendees at the Newberry, where you can now visit our reading rooms, exhibition galleries, and bookshop.


Newberry Library
60 West Walton Street
Chicago, IL 60610

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