Author Anna Quindlen to Speak in Darien at Person-to-Person Spring Luncheon

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Tickets are now on sale to the public for the OPUS for Person-to-Person Spring Luncheon, to be held on Thursday, March 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodway Country Club.

Anna Quindlen 18-01-22Anna Quindlen, a critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling author, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon, which is sponsored by Barrett Bookstore.

Proceeds from the OPUS Spring Luncheon will go to the Emergency Fund at Person-to-Person, which provides emergency financial assistance for security deposits, rents and utilities.

Tickets are available on the OPUS website. Individual tickets are $110 per person, which includes lunch and a signed copy of Ms. Quindlen’s new book, Alternate Side. Tables of 10 are also available for purchase.

Alternate Side by Anna QuindlenAnna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists.

She is the author of many novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, Still Life with Bread Crumbs, and Miller’s Valley.

Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies.

While a columnist at the New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear.

About OPUS for Person-to-Person

OPUS for Person-to-Person is a charitable organization whose mission is to support Person-to-Person through fundraising efforts and public awareness.

Our fundraisers help P2P provide goods and services to more than 25,000 individuals and families in our neighboring communities who lack basic necessities and resources.