Literary Voices® is traditionally an annual fundraising dinner held at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. The event features a presentation from a best-selling author, a VIP cocktail hour and dinner.
The dinner benefits the Library Endowment Trust, which helps to support the Metropolitan Library System by providing additional funding for programs, materials, and services. The event also honors a community member with the Lee B. Brawner award, given for outstanding work on behalf of libraries and literacy in Oklahoma.
Kristin Hannah is an award-winning and bestselling author of more than 20 novels including the international blockbuster, The Nightingale, Winter Garden, Night Road, and Firefly Lane. Her novel, The Nightingale, has been published in 43 languages and is currently in movie production at TriStar Pictures, which also optioned her novel, The Great Alone. Her novel, Home Front has been optioned for film by 1492 Films (produced the Oscar-nominated The Help) with Chris Columbus attached to direct.
Guests to the event will enjoy an opportunity to ask questions of the author, who will also briefly sign books following the event. Full Circle Bookstore will offer a selection of the author’s titles.
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 Cliff and Leslie Hudson/ Sonic Corporation with the Lee B. Brawner award for their outstanding work on behalf of libraries and literacy in Oklahoma.
The Lee B. Brawner award honors community members who have made outstanding contributions to libraries and literacy. The award is named in memory of its first recipient, the late Lee B. Brawner, who served as the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Library System from 1971 until 1999.