An Evening with Laurie Halse Anderson

Monday, March 30 at 7pm
Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego



Author Laurie Halse Anderson







Meet award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson on tour in support of the paperback edition of her New York Times bestselling memoir, SHOUT
Laurie will be in conversation with Natasha Burgess, Student Director of The Women’s Center at SUNY Oswego, at Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego on March 30 at 7pm.
This event is co-hosted by the river’s end bookstore and SUNY Oswego. This is a ticketed event.
Tickets are $12.00 and include a paperback edition of SHOUT. Tickets are free for students.

Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of
sexual assault. In 1999, her groundbreaking, award-winning novel Speak opened the door for a
national dialogue about rape culture and consent. Now, twenty years later, she reveals her
personal history as a rape survivor in a searing poetic memoir, SHOUT.
Praised as "captivating," "powerful," and "essential" by critics, this soul-searching memoir is a
denouncement of our society's failures and a love letter to all the people with the courage to
say #MeToo and #TimesUp, whether aloud, online, or only in their own hearts. An instant New
York Times bestseller, SHOUT received nine starred reviews and was named a best book of
the year by TIME, NPR, Seventeen, Parents, and others.

*Please be advised that this event will include discussion of mature topics. Therefore, this event is
recommended for ages 13+.


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