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Tell it Slant Award Presentation featuring Garrison Keillor

October 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
280 Main Street
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You are cordially invited to a program honoring Garrison Keillor with presentation of the Tell it Slant Award on Sunday, October 29 4:00 p.m. Reception with Mr. Keillor at the Dickinson Homestead
Emily Dickinson Museum
280 Main Street
Amherst, MA
6:00 p.m.

Presentation of the Tell it Slant Award with a Lively Program featuring Garrison Keillor Johnson Chapel at Amherst College Amherst, MA. A limited number of tickets is available at each level:

$70: Program Only at Johnson Chapel ($70 tax-deductible)
$125: Reception with Mr. Keillor and Priority Seating at the Program  ($100 tax-deductible)
$250: Reception with Mr. Keillor and Priority Seating at the Program (recognition in printed program as Patron; $225 tax-deductible)
$500: Reception with Mr. Keillor and Priority Seating at the Program
(recognition during program and in printed program as Benefactor; $475 tax-deductible)

Questions? Please contact the Museum at 413-542-5311 or  info@EmilyDickinsonMuseum.org

About the Tell it Slant Award
The Tell It Slant Award honors individuals whose work, in any field, is imbued with the creative spirit of America’s greatest poet, Emily Dickinson. Past recipients of the Tell It Slant Award include documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and poets Kay Ryan and Richard Wilbur.

About Garrison Keillor:
Mr. Keillor, best known for hosting A Prairie Home Companion on Minnesota Public Radio from 1974 through 2016, is host of the daily program The Writer’s Almanac and the author of more than a dozen books including Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny, and The Keillor Reader. He has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He resides with his wife in St. Paul, Minnesota.

About The Emily Dickinson Museum:
The Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens is dedicated to sparking the imagination by amplifying Emily Dickinson’s revolutionary poetic voice from the place she called home. The Museum is open from 11 am to 4 pm March through December, Wednesday throughSunday. Our summer hours run from June through August, when the museum is open 10 am to 5 pm daily except for Tuesdays.

The Emily Dickinson Museum is owned by the Trustees of Amherst College and overseen by a separate Board of Governors. The Museum is responsible for raising its own operating and capital funds.

The Emily Dickinson Museum is a member of Museums10, a collaboration of ten museums linked to the Five Colleges in the Pioneer Valley–Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Address: 280 Main Street

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Phone: (413) 542-8161


Organizer Name: Emily Dickinson Museum
Phone: (413) 542-8161