Date: Tue. October 22, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
About this event:
Isabel Allende has been named a 2013 Carl Sandburg Literary Award winner by the Chicago Public Library Foundation and the Chicago Public Library, in recognition of her significant contribution to the literary arts.
Ms. Allende is the internationally celebrated author of The House of the Spirits, Aphrodite, Maya's Notebook, Ripper and many more. Ms. Allende will read from a recent work and discuss her life and career.
Ms. Allende will be joined by Angelica Atondo, journalist and anchor for Univision Chicago news. Ms. Atondo Mendez is a three-time Emmy Award Nominee and the author of El Secreto Para Lograrlo: Caminos con Corazon (The Secret of Achievement: Heartways).
This program is made possible with support from the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
Seating is limited and available first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended. Once capacity is reached in the Winter Garden, guests will be seated in an overflow space and view a simulcast. Once the overflow space is filled, seating is no longer available.
Books are available for purchase and the author will sign books at the conclusion of the program.
Photo credit: Lori Barra