Student tickets available for tonight’s Writers Center Stage Series event with Rick Bragg

headshot of author Rick BraggThe 2015–2016 William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series concludes this season with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg.

His appearance tonight (May 3) at 7:30 p.m. at the Tinkham Veale University Center’s Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom is part of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series, sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation. Case Western Reserve University is the academic partner for this series.

A limited number of student tickets will be available in person on the day of the event. Beginning at 10 a.m., students can show their Case Western Reserve ID at the university center’s first floor information desk to obtain a ticket to the event.

Bragg has published eight acclaimed works of nonfiction, including a trio of bestselling memoirs about his family in Alabama: All Over But the Shoutin’, Ava’s Man and The Prince of Frogtown.

As a journalist, he has covered everything from the Oklahoma City bombing to the national controversy surrounding the immigration of Elian Gonzalez. Bragg teaches writing in the University of Alabama’s Department of Journalism. The Chicago Tribune called his latest biography, Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story, “epic southern storytelling at its most gripping.”