Amor Towles in Conversation with Richard Russo April 11

By Wayfinder Schools | Mar 30, 2019

On Thursday, April 11, Wayfinder Schools will host 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 the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls and more than a dozen works of fiction and non-fiction, including The Risk Pool, Mohawk, Nobody’s Fool, Bridge of Sighs, That Old Cape Magic, 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 and 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 is based in Camden, New Gloucester and Machias. For more information visit

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