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PEN America Fall 2018 Literary Salon with Beowulf Sheehan

This dinner will be hosted by Carrie Kenny and Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon in Austin, Texas on Friday, October 26, 2018, at 7:30pm. 

Beowulf Sheehan, today’s foremost literary portrait photographer, will discuss AUTHOR, a beautiful and moving collection of photographs that captures the essence of more than 200 writers, historians, journalists, playwrights, and poets from 35 countries, from Roxane Gay to Masha Gessen, Patti Smith to Zadie Smith, Karl Ove Knausgaard to J.K. Rowling, and Jonathan Franzen to Toni Morrison. Following an enlightening foreword by Salman Rushdie, Beowulf Sheehan shares an essay offering insights into the poignant and memorable moments he experienced while making these portraits. 

Tickets to this dinner are considered a 100% tax-deductible donation to PEN America and are available on a limited basis. Please click below to purchase your ticket(s) and reserve your seat(s).

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings. Please visit the Authors’ Evenings webpage for our full calendar of dinners.

Proceeds from the PEN America Authors’ Evenings dinners support PEN America’s programming to secure the liberty of persecuted and imprisoned writers around the world, to defend freedom of expression, and to promote literature and international cultural exchange.

Please contact Jafreen Uddin at juddin@pen.org for more information.