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Colson Whitehead Q&A Session at the Onondaga Historical Museum Theater

September 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Colson WhiteheadIn collaboration with the Friends of the Central Library (FOCL), OHA is proud to host a question and answer session with New York Times bestselling author, Colson Whitehead. The session will take place at the Onondaga Historical Museum Theater at 321 Montgomery Street in downtown Syracuse beginning at 3:00pm on Tuesday, September 12th.

This event is free and open to the public.
Note: This is not a book signing. 

Later that evening, at 7:30pm at John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 421 Montgomery Street in downtown Syracuse, join FOCL for a talk by Mr. Whitehead. The evening lecture offers a friendly and engaging opportunity to hear the author speak about their process and work.

You can buy tickets at by clicking here or by calling the Civil Center box office (315-435-2121). Tickets are $30-$35.

Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. Colson Whitehead’s reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in a number of publications, such as the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper’s and Granta. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, A Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and won the Pulitzer Prize for The Underground Railroad. He has taught at the University of Houston, Columbia University, Brooklyn College, Hunter College, New York University, Princeton University, Wesleyan University, and been a Writer-in-Residence at Vassar College, the University of Richmond, and the University of Wyoming.


September 12, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Onondaga Historical Association
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Onondaga Historical Association
321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse, 13202
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