Butler Lecture Featuring Holly Black

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Martin Recital Hall

Holly Black

Renowned children's and teen author Holly Black will deliver the 2017 Butler Lecture, titled "Why Magic?" Thursday, March 16, 2017.

Please note: This event is designed for an ADULT audience. Teens are welcome, but the talk is not geared toward a young-child audience.

Black's popular titles include The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Tony DiTerlizzi), The Modern Faerie Tale series, the Curse Workers series, the Newbery Honor Book Doll Bones (Simon & Schuster, 2013), The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (Little, Brown, 2013), the Magisterium series (with Cassandra Clare), and The Darkest Part of the Forest (Little, Brown, 2015). She has been a finalist for an Eisner Award and is the recipient of the Andre Norton Award and the Mythopoeic Award. She currently lives in New England with her husband and son in a house with a secret door.

The lecture will take place at 6 p.m., followed by a reception with refreshments and a book sale and signing; it is free and open to the public, with registration required. The Butler Lecture is generously underwritten by the Butler Family Foundation. For more information, please contact Butler Center curator Diane Foote at dfoote@dom.edu, 708-524-6054.