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GECRC 2023 Annual Literary Event Fundraiser

Presented by Bookstore of Glen Ellyn at Glen Oak Country Club, Glen Ellyn IL

Apr 06 2023
GECRC 2023 Annual Literary Event Fundraiser

Meet bestselling author Mary Laura Philpott! Proceeds will benefit Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center. The event is in partnership with The Bookstore of Glen Ellyn and the Glen Ellyn Public Library.

Mary Laura Philpott, nationally bestselling author of I Miss You When I Blink and Bomb Shelter, writes essays and memoirs that examine the overlap of the absurd and the profound in everyday life. Her writing has been featured by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic, among many other publications. A former bookseller, she also hosted an interview program on Nashville Public Television for several years. Mary Laura lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her family.


Tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door, and include two drinks and appetizers.

Ticket and book bundle also available only at The Bookstore:  For $95, you will receive your ticket and a hardcover copy of Mary Laura Philpott's book Bomb Shelter.

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  • Apr 6, 2023 at 06:30 pm - 09:00 pm (Thu)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Glen Oak Country Club

21W451 Hill Ave, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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