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Marilynne Robinson to Speak at Freedom Cente

CINCINNATI, OH – The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and essayist, Marilynne Robinson on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:00 p.m., where she will discuss her award-winning novel, Gilead: A Novel. Robinson’s lecture is the final lecture in the 2015-2016 John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abolition.

Tickets are $5.00 and available for purchase online at

A welcome reception is scheduled for 6–7:00 p.m. Robinson’s lecture will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m