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PEN America Virtual Author’s Evening with Colum McCann

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Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT
Location: Zoom
Donation to Attend: $125 per person

Join us for a special conversation with author Colum McCann on his hybrid novel, Apeirogon.

McCann’s most ambitious work to date, Apeirogon—named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides—is a tour de force concerning friendship, love, loss, and belonging. Following two grieving fathers—one Israeli, one Palestinian—as they travel the physical and emotional roads that lead them to each other and are connected in their attempt to use grief as a weapon for peace. We are honored to be joined by McCann to discuss grief, storytelling, and the power of empathy and connection.

A $125 donation is required to attend this very special evening. This donation is considered 100 percent tax-deductible and supports PEN America’s mission to defend writers and free expression at a time of unprecedented need. Your generosity is deeply appreciated.

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Space will be limited to 25 guests to facilitate audience participation and discussion. Following your RSVP, you will be sent the Zoom meeting invitation. This is a private video meeting, and only guests who are on the RSVP list will be permitted to join.

Please contact Caelan Fortes at [email protected] for any additional questions or concerns.

To make the required donation online, please click the button above. PEN America also accepts donations through check, wire transfers, and donor-advised funds. Please indicate in the notes or memo section that the payment is an “Author’s Evening donation,” and if possible, include the name of the event. PEN America’s mailing address and transfer information are below.

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PEN America
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New York, NY 10012

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Account name: PEN American Center Inc.
Routing code: 021000021
Account number: 616368556
Bank: JPMorgan Chase, New York, NY 10012

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