Elizabeth Gilbert

Tickets will be available at Grace Presbyterian Church beginning at 5:30 pm today.


Watermark Books & Cafe, in cooperation with Grace Presbyterian Church, will host author Elizabeth Gilbert for a reading of her newest book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. The event will begin at 6:30, and it will be located at Grace Presbyterian, just a few short blocks from Watermark Books at 5002 E. Douglas. 

Tickets for the event are $27.95 + tax and include a copy of Gilbert's book Big Magic

From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you've dreamed of. 
Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert's books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the "strange jewels" that are hidden within each of us. Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, "Big Magi"c cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

About the Author

ELIZABETH GILBERT is the author of the story collection Pilgrims, a finalist for the 1998 PEN/Hemingway Award. It was a New York Times Notable Book and was listed as one of the Most Intriguing Books of 1997 by Glamour magazine. Pilgrims also won best first fiction awards from the Paris Review, the Southern Review, and Ploughshares. Her fiction has been published in Esquire, Story, GQ, Paris Review, Ploughshares, and the Mississippi Review. She is also a Pushcart Prize winner, and her nonfiction writing has earned her a 1999 National Magazine Award nomination. Annie Proulx called Gilbert a "young writer of incandescent talent." Currently a writer-at-large for GQ, Gilbert lives in New York's Hudson Valley.

Event date: 

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

5002 E Douglas Ave
Wichita, KS 67218
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