The Metropolitan Library System’s Library Endowment Trust is honored to bring Sebastian Junger to Oklahoma City as the featured speaker for the 14th annual Literary Voices™ dinner.
Sebastian Junger is the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of WAR, The Perfect Storm, A Death in Belmont and Fire. Junger’s first book, The Perfect Storm, was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than three years. In 2000, the book was adapted into a movie starring George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg. Junger is also the acclaimed director of documentaries Restrepo and Korengal. As a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and as a contributor to ABC News, he has covered major international news stories and has been awarded the National Magazine Award and an SAIS Novartis Prize for Journalism.
Literary Voices will be held on Thursday, April 14th, 2016, at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club starting at 7:00 p.m. The chair and co-chair for the event are Catherine Armitage and Karen Delaney.
The dinner benefits the Library Endowment Trust, which helps to support the Metropolitan Library System by providing additional funding for programs, materials, and services. This year's event will also honor an individual or organization for outstanding work on behalf of libraries and literacy in our community.