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Meet & Greet with Award-Winning Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Purple Hibiscus

Thanks to a tremendous response from the community, our Meet & Greet Reception with Ms. Adichie is SOLD OUT. We apologize if you missed this opportunity. Please consider attending one of the free public appearances she’ll be making at the Baltimore Book Festival or in Calvert or Montgomery County. More information.

Updated September 16, 2017

We invite you to join Allyson Black and Barb Clapp—Maryland Humanities Board Members and Reception Co-Chairs—and Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries & Museums, for a Meet & Greet reception with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah, The Thing Around Your Neck, Half of a Yellow Sun, and Purple Hibiscus

Guests will mingle with the author following brief remarks, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages, and receive a signed copy of Purple Hibiscus, the 2017 One Maryland One Book selection.

Sunday, September 24, 2017
5:00–7:00 p.m.

Carriage House, Evergreen Museum & Library
4545 North Charles Street, Baltimore

Tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit the educational programs of Maryland Humanities.

This event is not recommended for children under 12.

Meet & Greet Host Partner

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Winston Tabb
Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and Museums
Chair, One Maryland One Book Selection Committee

Meet & Greet Lead Sponsors

Friends of the Johns Hopkins University Libraries

Meet & Greet Sponsors

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Allyson Black

Nancy Rogers

Barb Clapp


Cynthia Raposo

One Maryland One Book is sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services via the Maryland State Library, as well as BGE. Additional support is provided by PNC Foundation, Baltimore City Foundation, Wells Fargo, and M&T Bank.

Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences in the humanities that inspire all Marylanders to embrace lifelong learning, exchange ideas openly, and enrich their communities.
Maryland Humanities
108 West Centre Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095
(410) 685-0795 fax
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