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William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage

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William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage

Introducing the 2016–2017 Season

‌‌The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series brings the literary world's best writers to Cleveland. The 2016-2017 series is presented by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation and Case Western Reserve University. Funds raised by this series help support Cuyahoga County Public Library, the nation’s top-rated library system for six consecutive years. All shows start promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 Don DeLillo
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 Lawrence Wright
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 Roxane Gay
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Colum McCann & Edna O’Brien
Thursday, April 20, 2017 Alison Bechdel
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 John Green


Single event tickets are available through the individual speaker pages.

All tickets are delivered via email. Guests also may choose "will call" upon checkout and pick-up their tickets upon arrival. No tickets will be mailed. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. Guests with questions may contact the Information Desk at 216.368.6062.

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