Denison University presents "Welcome Beck" Thursdays, a virtual reading series.

Ticket Info: Free

Denison University presents “Welcome Beck” Thursdays with Connie Schultz and Torie Clarke in conversation.

Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and professional-in-residence in the journalism school at Kent State University. She is the author of two memoirs, “Life Happens” and “…And His Lovely Wife,” as well as a novel, “The Daughters of Erietown.” Schultz lives in Cleveland with her husband, Senator Sherrod Brown, and their rescue dogs, Franklin and Walter. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Clarke is the host of the podcast “Chatter on Books.” A longtime Washington hand, her career includes a stint as Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. She is a regular on The Tony Kornheiser Show and author of “Lisptick on a Pig” and “A Survivor’s Guide to Washington.” She also serves on the Senior Advisory Committee of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.

Books will be for sale through Granville’s independent bookstore, Reader’s Garden. Orders can be placed via Instagram (readersgardenohio) or by contacting, for delivery to campus or store pickup in Granville. 

This event series is funded by the Harriet Ewens Beck Endowment, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and a gift by alumna Sue Douthit O’Donnell.

Register to receive the Zoom link for our “Welcome Beck” Thursdays events, the virtual reading series of Denison University, highlighting the best in fiction, poetry, journalism, and scholarship.


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