2024 Waterston Desert Writing Prize Award Ceremony

  •  09.26.24
     6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Waterston Desert Writing Prize Award Ceremony

Featuring Author and Keynote Speaker Tucker Malarkey and Guest Judge Sam Waterston

Join us for an evening of literary excellence featuring nationally bestselling author and keynote speaker Tucker Malarkey and renowned actor Sam Waterston.

Malarkey’s first major work of nonfiction, Stronghold, describes one man’s journey to save salmon habitat in the U.S. and Russia. Stronghold was an editor’s pick for The New York Times, National Book ReviewOutside and Forbes. Sam Waterston gained stardom portraying DA  Jack McCoy on the NBC crime series Law & Order (1994–2010, 2022–), for which he has received a Screen Actors Guild AwardGolden Globe Award and Emmy Award

The Prize is now accepting admissions until May 1, 2024. 


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