SVWC Announces Lineup for Summer Speaker Series

SVWC Announces Lineup for Summer Speaker Series


The Sun Valley Writers’ Conference has released the complete lineup for its new Summer Speaker Series – a community outreach initiative presented in partnership with The Community Library. Confirmed presenters and dates are as follows:


  • Thursday, July 1: Rebecca Makkai – author of The Great Believers and The Hundred-Year House and National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist
  • Thursday, July 15: Susan Orlean – staff writer for The New Yorker and author of The Orchid Thief and The Library Book
  • Wednesday, July 21: Tobias Wolff – memoirist, novelist, short-story writer, and author of This Boy’s Life and In Pharaoh’s Army
  • Wednesday, July 28: Patrick Radden Keefe – staff writer for The New Yorker, investigative reporter, and author of Say Nothing and Empire of Pain


All talks will take place in-person, outdoors at The Community Library at 7:00 PM and the events will be free and open to the public as well as live-streamed via the library’s website. Pre-registration will be required to ensure adequate COVID-19 seating and safety measures. For more specific information, please keep checking our Summer Speaker Series page and stay in the know by signing up for The Community Library and SVWC digital newsletters.

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