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Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s Authors & Illustrators Dinner and Silent Auction featuring Maria Semple

November 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Maria Semple, author of the award-winning and bestselling “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” will be the keynote speaker at Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation’s annual Authors & Illustrators Dinner and Silent Auction.

Semple’s novels include “This One is Mine” (which was a finalist for the 2010 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award), “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” (which won the American Library Association’s Alex Award and was the basis for the recent major motion picture), and the acclaimed “Today Will be Different.” Semple has also been a staff writer for many popular television shows, including “Saturday Night Live,” “Mad About You,” “Ellen,” “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Arrested Development,” and “Suddenly Susan.”

The Authors & Illustrators Dinner and Silent Auction is in its 19th year and is FVRL Foundation’s signature fundraiser. Previous keynote speakers have included John Lithgow, Nicholas Sparks, Diana Gabaldon, Brad Meltzer, Rebecca Skloot, and Craig Johnson. Proceeds from the fundraiser help underwrite various FVRLibraries programs in southwest Washington.

Tickets to this event are $90 each, and tables of 10 are available at a discounted rate of $850. There are also a limited number of tickets available for a private reception with Semple for $25 per person. Tickets for the event can be purchased at http://fvrlfoundation.org

For more information about the event, contact the FVRL Foundation office at 360-906-4700 or foundation@fvrl.org. Information is also available at http://fvrlfoundation.org/ and Facebook page facebook.com/FVRLFoundation.



November 6, 2019
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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