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Q & A with Novelist and Playwright Victor Lodato

December 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Have you ever considered applying your storytelling skills to writing a play?

Do you have burning questions to put to a published author?

Then this your opportunity to get answers.

Playwright and author Victor Lodato joins us for an evening of questions and answers.

Join us for an interview with Victor before we open up to take audience questions about the worlds of novel writing, playwrighting and where they overlap.

Our online meeting takes place over Zoom on Monday December 14th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Registration is required beforehand. This is a free event hosted by the Southern Oregon and Eugene chapters of Willamette Writers.

Click the registration link below, enter your name and email address, and you will receive the meeting link immediately. You will also be able to add the meeting to your calendar.

Register in advance for December 14 Southern Oregon/Eugene Chapter meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvdeCsrDsvEtTJulj-GCByK-CBoby1R8Dg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

About the speaker:

Victor Lodato is a playwright and the author of two critically acclaimed novels. EDGAR AND LUCY, published in 2017, was called “a riveting and exuberant ride” by the New York Times, and “Magisterial … pushes the boundaries of beauty” by the Chicago Tribune. His novel MATHILDA SAVITCH, winner of the PEN USA Award, was hailed as “a Salingeresque wonder of a first novel” and deemed a “Best Book of the Year” by The Christian Science Monitor, Booklist, and The Globe and Mail. Victor’s stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Granta, and Best American Short Stories. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. For his theatre work, he has received the Weissberger Award for his play Motherhouse, and the PEN USA Award for Arlington (a collaboration with composer Polly Pen). His work has been produced and developed at venues such as Vineyard Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Manhattan Theatre Club, The Guthrie Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, American Conservatory Theatre, and Primary Stages. Born and raised in New Jersey, Victor currently divides his time between Ashland, Oregon, and Tucson, Arizona.


December 14, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Portland, OR United States


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