The Power of Words: An Evening with Jamie Ford

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Event Details

An evening with New York Times best-selling author Jamie Ford. A free ticketed event at the historic Buskirk-Chumley Theater (114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington.)

With mesmerizing and evocative storytelling, Ford’s work explores the themes of family, racism, and love and loss with poignant, heartfelt prose. Ford discusses his novels, including Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, and his experiences as a biracial Chinese American growing up in a multi-cultural family.

Free tickets available from:
  • NEA Big Read website
  • Friends of the Library Bookstore (Tues. & Thurs. 11 AM–7 PM; Sat. 11 AM– 5 PM; Sun. 1–5 PM)
  • Main Library, 3rd floor (Mon.–Thurs 9 AM–5 PM; Fri. 10 AM–5 PM)
Check out this related opportunity:
The Power of Words: Changing Our World, One Author at a Time is a bi-annual partnership event of the Friends of the Library and Monroe County Public Library. The Power of Words is also the keynote event of the NEA Big Read, an initiative of the Friends and the Library. Our community reads and discusses Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng.

Event Type(s): Adult Program, Teen Program, Other Public Event
Elizabeth Gray
(812) 349-3050

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