Community Speaker Series

The Sun Valley Writers’ Conference is excited to be partnering with our local Community Library to host free lectures throughout the year.


These talks, bringing our country’s brightest literary minds directly to the Sun Valley community, are typically held at The Community Library Lecture Hall. They are free and open to the public. Past presenters have included Javier Zamora, Curtis Sittenfeld, Imbolo Mbue, Erich Schwartzel, Ayad Akhtar, Tobias Wolff, Susan Orlean, and many more.


This year, we have two talks bookending the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference (July 20-24). All talks will be held at 6:00pm at The Community Library Lecture Hall with book signings to follow. Books will be available to purchase on-site.


Specific talk details and speakers will be announced soon . . . stay tuned!


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