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Featured Speaker Jodi Picoult on Monday, Feb. 24

Posted Jan. 22, 2014

Update at 10:45 a.m. on February 3: SORRY, NO TICKETS REMAIN.

Jodi PicoultKent State University at Stark will proudly host best-selling author Jodi Picoult as the third speaker of their popular Featured Speakers Series’ 23rd season. Picoult’s presentation, The Facts Behind the Fiction, will take place on Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Timken Great Hall, located in The University Center at Kent State Stark, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township.
Tickets are required for this free Featured Speakers Series lecture. Tickets may be obtained by visiting the Kent State Stark Information Desk in Main Hall, beginning Monday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m., while supplies last. A limit of four (4) tickets will be distributed per person. Phone or email reservations will not be accepted.
A best-selling author of 21 novels, Jodi Picoult has been writing fiction since age five. As a student at Princeton University, she published two short stories in Seventeen magazine. Today, 14 million copies of her books are in print worldwide and she consistently receives international acclaim through numerous awards and reader response. Four of her books have been reproduced as television movies and her 2009 novel, My Sister’s Keeper, became a major motion picture, starring Cameron Diaz. The New York Times Bestseller List has debuted each of her last seven novels in the number one slot, including her newest work, The Storyteller.
Event attendees may purchase Jodi Picoult books with an autographed bookplate. There will not be a book signing.
For more information on Kent State Stark’s Featured Speakers Series, contact Cynthia Williams at 330-244-3262 or or visit