Amor Towles in Conversation with Richard Russo April 11

By Wayfinder Schools | Mar 07, 2019

Join Wayfinder Schools on Thursday, April 11, for Amor Towles in Conversation with Richard Russo, from 6-9pm at Hannaford Hall in Portland. Towles is the New York Times best-selling author of A Gentleman in Moscow and Rules of Civility. Russo is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of more than a dozen books, including Empire Falls, Nobody’s Fool, Elsewhere, Trajectory and The Destiny Thief.

This will be Towles’ first public appearance in Maine. A reception with the authors will start at 6pm and will be followed by the reading and conversation at 7pm. Generous sponsors of this event include: R.M. Davis, Wipfli/MacPage, Philbrook & Associates, DeBlois Electric, Old Port Advisors, Kerb St. Productions, Coffee by Design, Clark Insurance, KeyBank, Kast, Willows Awake Winery, Bangor Savings Bank, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Press Hotel, Omni Media Garage, Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, and Print: A Bookstore.

Reception tickets are $125 and reading tickets are $40. All proceeds benefit Wayfinder Schools, an alternative high school for teen parents and at-risk youth in Maine. Wayfinder serves 65 students each year and is based in Camden, New Gloucester and Machias. For more information about Wayfinder and the upcoming event with Richard Russo and Amor Towles, visit


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