For 26 years, Writers Bloc has been fostering the significance and importance of literature as an art form as well as enhancing the public knowledge and awareness of contemporary writers and thinkers who have made a significant impact on the cultural and literary landscape. The Wallis is proud to partner once again with Writers Bloc for a Fall series of conversations that will give you deeper insight into the literary process.
AN EVENING WITH ANTHONY DOERR
SEPTEMBER 29 AT 7:30 PM
TICKETS: $52 Premium Seating & Book; $42 General Seating & Book
Anthony Doerr is the author of the story collections The Shell Collector and Memory Wall, the memoir Four Seasons in Rome, and the novels About Grace, and All the Light We Cannot See, which was awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and Cloud Cuckoo Land, which was a finalist for the 2021 National Book Award and Novel of the Year in the British Book Awards.
AN EVENING WITH REZA ASLAN
NOVEMBER 1 AT 7:30 PM
TICKETS: $60 Premium Seating & Book; $25 General Seating (no book)
Reza Aslan is a leading expert in world religions. He is also an internationally renowned writer, professor, and an Emmy- and Peabody-nominated producer. His books, including his #1 New York Times Bestseller, Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth (over a million copies sold), have been translated into dozens of languages around the world. His latest book is An American Martyr in Persia: The Epic Life and Tragic Death of Howard Baskerville (October 2022). He is a recipient of the prestigious James Joyce Award.
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