Voice of Witness: 10th Anniversary Benefit
May 6 7- 9pm; VIP reception 5:45-6:45pm
All proceeds benefit Voice of Witness' book series and education program
Join Voice of Witness in celebrating the 10th anniversary of its acclaimed book series with an unforgettable evening. An inspiring lineup of award-winning authors and storytellers will be on stage, including: Dave Eggers, Voice of Witness cofounder and bestselling author (Zeitoun, The Circle), founder of McSweeney’s Publishing and 826 Valencia; Peter Orner, acclaimed author of The Second Coming of Mavala Shikongo, Love and Shame and Love; Ayelet Waldman, bestselling author of Love and Other Impossible Pursuits; and Audrey Petty, acclaimed editor of High Rise Stories: Voices from Chicago Public Housing. Plus a special musical performance by award-winning singer-songwriter Beth Orton.
Limited VIP tickets include an exclusive pre-event reception with the artists. Both VIP and general admission tickets include a selection of fine wines, other beverages, and hors d’ oeuvres. This event also marks the official launch of The Voice of Witness Reader: Ten Years of Amplifying Unheard Voices. All proceeds benefit Voice of Witness' education program and book series.