Breakfast Salon with Tim O'Brien at the Betsy Hotel
|Venue:||Betsy Hotel South Beach|
The Betsy Hotel, co-sponsor of the Lawrence Sanders Award, will host a breakfast salon for Tim O'Brien on the morning of Friday, April 29th. Join O'Brien for a delicious breakfast and candid talk. Seating is limited; Reserve your space now, by going to
Tim O'Brien is from small town Minnesota. Graduation in 1968 from Macalester College found him with a BA in Political Science and a draft notice. O'Brien was against the war, but reported for service and was sent to Vietnam. After Vietnam, he became a graduate student at Harvard. Having the opportunity to do an internship at the Washington Post, he eventually left Harvard to become a newspaper reporter. Tim O'Brien is now a visiting professor and endowed chair at Southwest Texas State University where he teaches in the Creative Writing Program. He is on the advisory board for The Ridenhour Prizes.