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Sun Valley Writers Conference Puts Individual Tickets on Sale
Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu will be among the speakers whose talks the Sun Valley Writers Conference is making available to the public. COURTESY: Wikipedia.
Sunday, June 16, 2019


Individual tickets for the 2019 Sun Valley Writers Conference will go on sale at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 19.

This year’s available talks, which will be at the Sun Valley Pavilion, are:

  • 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20 … $35 each Rick Atkinson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author and Military Historian, “The British Are Coming: America’s War for Independence”


  • 4 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 21 … $60 for two-talk package featuring Alice McDermott, National Book Award-winning Novelist, “Remembrance of Things That Never Happened,” and Andrew Roberts, Biographer, Historian, and Journalist, “Churchill: Walking with Destiny.” Roberts will speak at 5:30 p.m.


  • 4 and 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 22 … $60 for two-talk package featuring The Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Chamber Singers Performance, “I Raise My Voice,” and Mitch Landrieu, Author and Former New Orleans Mayor, “E Pluribus Unum: How a Divided America Can Win the Future by Finding Common Ground. Landrieu will speak at 5:30 p.m.


  • 12 p.m. Tuesday July 23… $35 each Naomi Shihab Nye, Poet, Songwriter, and Novelist, “Tell My Story: The Power of Poetry.”

The tickets will be available via the website at

This year’s Writers Conference—the 25th-- will run Saturday, July 20, through Tuesday, July 23, at Sun Valley Resort. It will feature such speakers as Abraham Verghese and Julie Lythcott-Haims, who recently spoke at the Sun Valley Community School’s graduation, plus performances by the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus.

Conference passes sold out shortly after going on sale.


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