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PEN America Fall 2019 Authors’ Evening with Joseph J. Ellis

This dinner will be hosted by Katherine Dalsimer on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 

Joseph J. Ellis will discuss his latest book American Dialogue: The Founders and Us, a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.

This dinner is SOLD OUT. Please contact Jafreen Uddin at juddin@pen.org to be placed on a waiting list.

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.


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