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    From left, Sondra Myers, director of the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton, and Erika Funke, WVIA, discuss the Wienberg Memorial Library’s 2022 Distinguished Author Award dinner honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated playwright, novelist and screenwriter Ayad Akhta.

    Distinguished Author Award Dinner Discussion Aired

    From left, Sondra Myers, director of the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton, and Erika Funke, WVIA, discuss the Wienberg Memorial Library’s 2022 Distinguished Author Award dinner honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated playwright, novelist and screenwriter Ayad Akhta.
    November 17, 2022

    Sondra Myers (left), director of the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton, was interviewed by Erika Funke (right) at WVIA about the Wienberg Memorial Library’s 2022 Distinguished Author Award dinner. The Nov. 18 dinner will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated playwright, novelist and screenwriter Ayad Akhta. The event begins at 6 p.m. in McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center at the University. Proceeds from the event benefit the Friends of the Library Endowment Fund, which supports special gifts for the Weinberg Library collections and services.

    For more information and to purchase tickets for the Distinguished Author Award reception and dinner, visit scranton.edu/authaward or contact Kym Fetsko at 570-941-7816 or kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

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