Maret Speakers Series 2018-2019

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

Becoming Nicole


Tues., October 23, 2018
6:30 - 8:00pm
Maret School Theatre

An Evening with Amy Ellis Nutt, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family

Join us for a fascinating discussion with Amy Ellis Nutt, the author of Becoming Nicole, which chronicles the inspiring story of transgender actor-activist Nicole Maines and her extraordinary family.

Amy Ellis Nutt won the Pulitzer Prize in 2011 for her feature series “The Wreck of the Lady Mary,” about the 2009 sinking of a fishing boat off the New Jersey coast. She is a health and science writer at The Washington Post, the author of Shadows Bright as Glass, and the co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Teenage Brain. She was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton, and an instructor of journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Washington, DC.