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Think and Drink with Sarah Smarsh

Join HK for Think and Drink, a fast-paced conversation about class and rural America with special guest Sarah Smarsh, best-selling author of Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth. Enjoy free food and a cash bar as we let our conversations go where they go and inspire one another with new ideas.

Event Details

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
6:30 pm
Cottonwood 2 Ballroom
Sheraton Overland Park (the hotel is located to the west of the Overland Park Convention Center)
6100 College Blvd
 

  • The cash bar opens at 6 pm. 
  • Sarah's presentation begins at 6:30pm
  • The Raven Book Store will be selling copies of Heartland and a book signing follows. 

Think & Drink is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and registration is recommended.

Register for Think & Drink

Think & Drink is presented in partnership with the Kansas Library Association.

About Sarah Smarsh

Sarah Smarsh is an author, speaker, and journalist who focuses on socioeconomic class and rural America. Her book Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, an instant New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the National Book Award, examines economic inequality through her upbringing among the working poor on a Kansas farm.

For more information about Think and Drink, contact HK at 785-357-0359 or info@humanitieskansas.org.

Before the Event: Join the Instagram Book Club 

Join HK's annual Instagram book club this September featuring Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh. Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Readers Librarian and TALK discussion leader, Miranda Ericsson, will be leading a series of discussions about "Heartland" on HK's Instagram account throughout the month of September.

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