Elise Hart Kipness is a television sports reporter turned thriller writer. LIGHTS OUT is based on her experience in the a high pressure, adrenaline-pumping world of live TV. Like her protagonist, she chased marquee athletes through the tunnels of Madison Square Garden and stood before glaring lights, reporting to national audiences. Kipness divides her time between Stamford, CT and Key West.
All speaker series events begin at 6:00 p.m. Speaker Series talks are free. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Gates open at 5:30. We will make every effort to seat everyone. In case of rain, the event will be held inside the library.