The PEN/Faulkner Foundation, a literary organization which confers the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and produces an annual series of readings, presents an evening with singer/musician Ben Folds and award-winning author Nick Hornby on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 7:30pm in support of the forthcoming Lonely Avenue, a collaborative album of “musical short stories” featuring music and vocals by Folds and lyrics by Hornby. This will be the exclusive performance by Ben Folds and Nick Hornby in Washington DC!
Hornby will read selections from Juliet, Naked, Folds and Hornby will then perform selections from Lonely Avenue and discuss making the album. The program will take place at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, located at 600 I Street, NW in Washington, DC. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling 202.544.7077 or using this online link: www.folger.edu/hornbyfolds