PEN America Author’s Evening with Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham headshot and And There Was Light book cover

This is a private event. Please email [email protected] for more information or to be added to the waitlist. 

Join us for an intimate dinner with Jon Meacham discussing And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle. This promises to be a fascinating evening, and we hope that you will join us. This evening is being generously hosted by Jodi Day and Charmaine Burden.

Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jon Meacham chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America. “In his captivating new book, Jon Meacham has given us the Lincoln for our time.”—Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Following your RSVP, you will be sent the address for the dinner. 

If you have any questions, please contact Christy Wensley at [email protected].

About pEN America Authors’ Evenings

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 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.