Fall Author Event

Check back soon for our 2019 Fall Author Announcement!


Thanks to our 2018 Fall Author Major Sponsors

Our signature event, the Fall Author Event has grown into one of the most highly attended events in our community every year! We're proud to showcase some of the greatest authors of our day to our wonderful community. Tickets sell out quickly, so get yours today!

To see all of the amazing authors we've hosted at our Fall Author Event, click here.

Fall Author 2018: Erik Larson

The Ogden School Foundation is thrilled to present Erik Larson as our guest author for our 2018 Fall Author Event!

Erik Larson is a master of narrative non-fiction. His critically-acclaimed books have won several awards and been published worldwide. His books, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin, and The Devil in the White City, have each spent time on the New York Times Bestseller list. Erik Larson graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he studied Russian history, language, and culture. He also received a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Larson lives in Seattle with his wife and three daughters. Numerous beloved rodents are buried in his backyard.


Our 2018 Fall Author Event is SOLD OUT!

Because of the overwhelming response, we will once again be opening up additional seats in an adjacent conference room, where you will be served a full dinner and watch the author presentation on a live audiovisual feed. Tickets will be discounted to $70/seat. Ticket holders are also invited to participate in the social hour in the main hall prior to the event, as well as the book signing at the conclusion. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets for our overflow room may be purchased below.

2018 Event Information

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

Time: 5:30 p.m. - Social and Book Sales

6:30 p.m. - Dinner

7:30 p.m. - Author Presentation

Place: Ogden Eccles Conference Center


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Sponsorship Levels and Benefits

Our regular seating options are sold out! Please see above for Overflow Seating Options. Those with current reservations may still pay below.

Major Sponsor

Major sponsors will have their name/logo appear on the projection screen throughout the evening event and will be recognized in our electronic newsletter (over 6,000 distribution) and on the Foundation Facebook page and website. They will also receive a premier table for 10 at the dinner and presentation on November 8th, be invited to an exclusive meet-and-greet reception with the author prior to the dinner, and receive a hardbound book to be personally signed by the author.

Table Sponsors

All Table Sponsors will receive seats for 10 at the dinner and author presentation. The more expensive table will be located closer to the stage. They will also be recognized on the Foundation website and Facebook page.

Single Tickets

The more expensive tickets will be located closer to the stage.


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