Pulitzer Prize Winning writer Connie Schultz will speak at the Geauga West Library on April 24, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Eykyn Room. 

connie-shultz-bookSchultz was a nationally-syndicated columnist based at The Cleveland Plain Dealer. She won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for commentary and had been a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. She has written two books: Life Happens: and Other Unavoidable Truths (2006), a collection of her previously published columns, and … and His Lovely Wife: A Memoir from the Woman Beside the Man (2007), a journal of her experiences on the campaign trail. Schultz is often a guest on cable news, sharing her valuable insights and opinions. She also writes a syndicated column for Creators Syndicate and is an essayist for Parade magazine.

Schultz grew up in Ashtabula and currently lives in Cleveland. She will talk about her life and working class roots, career, and current events. There will be a Q&A session and a book sale and author signing before and after Ms. Schultz’s presentation.

This program is FREE and open to the public, but space is limited and a ticket will be required for admission.  Please pre-register in person at the Reference Desk at Geauga West Library starting March 24 to get your ticket.  When all tickets are released those interested will be added to a waiting list.  If anyone with a ticket finds they cannot attend, we ask that they either return the ticket or phone the Reference Desk to inform us, so we can transfer that ticket to someone on the waiting list. The Geauga West Library is located in Chesterland, at 13455 Chillicothe Road (Route 306) next to West Geauga High School. For more information, please call the library at 440-729-4250. This program is funded by the Geauga West Friends of the Library.