Ruta Sepetys: The Power of Story to Create Pathways for Global Dialogue — at The Lithuanian Embassy

Upcoming Event
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Lithuanian-American writer Ruta Sepetys is an internationally acclaimed author of historical fiction published in over fifty countries and thirty-six languages. Her books are New York Times bestsellers and are currently in production for film and television. Sepetys is considered a “crossover” author as her books are read by both students and adults worldwide. Her novels are recommended reading on school lists in twenty-five states in the U.S. and part of educational curriculum in foreign countries. Her latest novel, Salt to the Sea, was recently awarded The Carnegie Medal. Sepetys will speak about the writing process, the role of history and story in fostering global understanding, as well as the importance of preserving your own story. At the conclusion of the event, she will provide a special sneak peek of scenes from the upcoming film, Ashes in the Snow.

This event is free and open to the public but attendees must reserve a spot:

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The Lithuanian Embassy
2622 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Child & Teen
Salt to the Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142423622
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Published: Penguin Books - August 1st, 2017

Out of the Easy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780147508430
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Published: Speak - March 4th, 2014

Between Shades of Gray Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142420591
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Published: Speak - April 3rd, 2012

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