FORT WAYNE, Ind.—A news conference with Omnibus speaker Susan Orlean, journalist and author, will be held for members of the media Thursday, April 18, at 4:15 p.m. in the Liberal Arts Building, Room 160. A student question-and-answer session will be held before the news conference at 3 p.m. in Liberal Arts Building, Room 116. The media is welcome to attend the class as well.
Susan Orlean is the author of the best-selling book The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Oscar-winning movie, Adaptation. Her latest work is Rin Tin Tin: The Life and The Legend.
Orlean was a staff writer for The New Yorker and an editor at Rolling Stone and Vogue. She has contributed to Esquire, Smithsonian, and New York Times Magazine.
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