Anthony Doerr event to benefit Wayfinder Schools

By Wayfinder Schools | May 14, 2017

On Thursday, May 25, Wayfinder Schools will welcome Anthony Doerr, Pulitzer Prize winning author of All The Light We Cannot See, to The Maine Irish Heritage Center in Portland. Doerr will be joined by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Richard Russo, author of Everybody’s Fool, for a reading and lively conversation about all things writing. A reception with the authors will start at 6pm and will be followed by the reading and conversation at 7pm.

Generous reception sponsors include Pratt Abbott, R.M. Davis, Coffee by Design, MacPage, Systems Engineering and The Margaret E. Burnham Charitable Trust.

Reading sponsors include Salt Associates, Clark Insurance, HM Payson, HUB/Norton, People’s United Bank, Unum, Bangor Savings Bank, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, The Inn at Longley Medical, Veroneau Insurance, Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, and Print: A Bookstore.

Catering will be provided by Kitchen Chicks Catering and the media sponsor is Maine Magazine.

General admission tickets to the reading are $40. Tickets to the reading and reception are $100. All proceeds will benefit Wayfinder Schools, an alternative high school for at-risk youth and teen parents in Maine. Tickets and more information are available at



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