Tag Archive for ‘BEST COLLEGE SPEAKER’

David Mixner

  “The presentation by David Mixner was moving and heartfelt. Our audience really enjoyed it and was so pleased to have the opportunity to meet this great man of the world who is a stellar example to our students on how much a single human being can have an impact and make real change in […]

Wally Lamb

I Know This Much is True is a hit HBO limited series starring Mark Ruffalo for which he won the Emmy & Golden Globe  Wally Lamb is the author of six New York Times best-selling novels: I’ll Take You There, We Are Water, Wishin’ and Hopin’, The Hour I First Believed, I Know This Much is True, and She’s Come Undone and was […]

Bret Easton Ellis

  “Bret Easton Ellis is a fast, funny, and disarmingly smart thinker and speaker. He’s able to draw on all corners of art, life, and literature in his quest to make sense of it all. You may end up in a weird place or two when you go deep with Bret, but the journey is […]

Erica Jong

Erica Jong is a poet, novelist, essayist, and cultural icon best known for her ground-breaking novel Fear of Flying. The internationally best-selling story of Isadora Wing coined a new phrase for a sex act and liberated a generation with a new way of thinking about gender, sexuality, and freedom in our society. 2013 marked the 40th […]

Mary Karr, Ph.D.

“Karr is a national treasure.” —George Saunders “Mary Karr is a pistol. She brings firepower to the podium with great style and a contagious Texas twang . . . our audience is still talking about her memorable performance.” —Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures “Mary Karr captivates and befriends her audience with her understated intelligence, her adroit use […]