Stacy Schiff, photo by Elena Seibert
(TOMS RIVER, NJ) -- The Blauvelt Speaker Series, in collaboration with the Ocean County Library Foundation and the Visiting Writers Series, will present Pulitzer Prize-winning author/biographer Stacy Schiff at the Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. This event is free and open to the public and will be presented both in person and via livestream. The event begins at 11:00am.
Stacy Schiff is the author of Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov), winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Saint-Exupéry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist; A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, winner of the George Washington Book Prize and the Ambassador Book Award; Cleopatra: A Life, winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for biography; and most recently, The Witches: Salem, 1692.
Schiff has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she lives in New York City.
Although tickets are free, advance registration is required. Reserve online here. An ASL interpreter will be available at this event.
The Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Ocean County College (College Drive) in Toms River, New Jersey.
This event is in collaboration with the Visiting Writers’ Reading Series.
The Blauvelt Speaker Series is funded in part by the generosity of the late Bradford Thomas & Eleanor G. Blauvelt and the Wintrode Family Foundation. The 2023-2024 additional sponsors include Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, LLC; The Citta Foundation, Arlene and Frank Dupignac, Jr.; Kean University, Stella and Marshall Kern; New Jersey Natural Gas, and Novins, York, Jacobus & Dooley.
For more information on all of the Ocean County College Foundation’s upcoming events, visit go.ocean.edu/foundation.