Writers Workshop: Best-Selling Author Steve Berry
Event Sponsors: Historic Kansas City Foundation, History Matters, The Writers Place
Steve Berry, the international and New York Times bestselling author of historical thrillers, will teach his acclaimed writers’ workshop, Lessons from a Bestseller, May 24 at the Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Ave., Kansas City, MO. The workshop, hosted and organized by the Historic Kansas City Foundation (HKCF) in conjunction with Berry’s History Matters foundation, will run from 1 pm to 5 pm with a reception to follow at 5:30 pm. Tickets for the workshop are $70 for members and $110 for nonmembers. The cost of the reception is $20; complimentary for workshop students. Proceeds benefit Historic Kansas City Foundation’s education and advocacy efforts to save buildings on their Most Endangered list.
Steve Berry is the New York Times bestselling author The Jefferson Key, The Emperor’s Tomb, The Paris Vendetta, The Charlemagne Pursuit, The Venetian Betrayal, The Alexandria Link, The Templar Legacy, The Third Secret, The Romanov Prophecy, The Amber Room, and the short stories “The Admiral’s Mark,” “The Devil’s Gold,” and “The Balkan Escape.” He has 14 million books in print, which have been translated into 40 languages and sold in 51 countries. His new book, The Columbus Affair (Ballantine Books– on sale May 15, 2012), features a new protagonist, disgraced Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Tom Sagan, and challenges everything we thought we knew about the discovery of America.
In 2010 Berry and his wife, Elizabeth, founded History Matters—a nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding the preservation of the fragile reminders of our past. Since then, they have traveled the world raising much-needed funds for a wide range of historic preservation projects.
Space is limited, reserve your spot today!