June 12, 2023 5:45 - 9:00 pm

American Repertory Theater, Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, USA

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The Hoffman Breast Center at Mount Auburn Hospital invites you to the return of Pink Pages in-person!

June 12, 2023

VIP Reception (Sponsorship or VIP Ticket purchases only) 5:00 PM

General Admission 5:45 PM

The American Repertory Theater

Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA


Join Alice Hoffman for an evening featuring personal stories and readings from
your beloved authors: Anita Diamant, Lisa Genova, Ann Leary,  Elinor Lipman, Jodi Picoult and Laura Zigman. Author and television investigative reporter Hank Phillipi Ryan will serve as the evening's emcee and all proceeds will benefit the Hoffman Breast Center


For questions, please contact Julian Iralu 617-575-8632 | [email protected]


To purchase the author books please visit the Harvard Book Store.

COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend the event. Masks are required in the American Repertory Theater. 

More information about the evening's participants:


Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty works of fiction, including Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic, The World That We Knew, The Rules of Magic, The Marriage of Opposites, Practical Magic, The Book of Magic, The Red Garden, the Oprah's Book Club selection Here on Earth, The Museum of Extraordinary Things, and The Dovekeepers. She lives near Boston.

Anita Diamant is the author of thirteen books, most recently Period. End of Sentence. The New Chapter in the Fight for Menstrual Justice.

Her first novel, New York Times bestseller, The Red Tent, has been published in more than 25 countries. Her other novels include The Boston Girl, Day after Night, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Good Harbor.

Diamant is the author of six non-fiction guides to contemporary Jewish life and a collection of essays, Pitching my Tent. An award-winning journalist, her work has appeared in the Boston Globe Magazine, Real Simple, Parenting, Boston Magazine and Cognoscenti, the online ideas and opinion page of WBUR-FM.

She lives in the Boston area.


Lisa Genova graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard. Acclaimed as the Oliver Sacks of fiction and the Michael Crichton of brain science, she is the New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice, Left Neglected, Love Anthony, Inside the O'Briens, Every Note Played, and Remember: The Science of Memory & the Art of Forgetting.

Still Alice was adapted into an Oscar-winning film starring Julianne Moore. Adaptations for Left Neglected, Inside the O'Briens, and Every Note Played are in development.

Lisa's TED talks on Alzheimer's and memory have been viewed over 10 million times.

Her next novel is about a woman with bipolar disorder.

Ann Leary is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels, The Foundling, The Children, The Good House, Outtakes from a Marriage, and the memoir, An Innocent, A Broad.

Her novel, The Good House was adapted as a motion picture starring Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline.

She and her husband Denis Leary live in New York State with three slightly unhinged dogs and a pony called Pancake.


Elinor Lipman is the award-winning author of 16 books of fiction and nonfiction, including The Inn at Lake Devine, Isabel's Bed, I Can't Complain: (All Too) Personal Essays, "Rachel to the Rescue," and most recently, Ms. Demeanor.  Her rhyming tweets were published in 2012 as Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus. Her first novel, Then She Found Me, became a 2008 feature film, directed by and starring Helen Hunt, with Bette Midler, Colin Firth, and Matthew Broderick.  She was the 2011-12 Elizabeth Drew professor of creative writing at Smith College, and winner of the New England Bookseller Award and the Paterson Fiction Prize.   Her book reviews and essays have appeared in the Washington Post, Boston Globe and New York Times, including two "Modern Love" essays. She divides her time between Manhattan and the Hudson Valley.

Jodi Picoult is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty-nine novels, including Mad Honey with co-author Jennifer Finney Boylan, Wish You Were Here, Small Great Things, Leaving Time, and My Sister's Keeper, and, with daughter Samantha van Leer, two young adult novels, Between the Lines and Off the Page. 

She is the recipient of many awards, including the New England Bookseller Award for Fiction, the Alex Awards from the YALSA, a lifetime achievement award for mainstream fiction from the Romance Writers of America, the NH Literary Award for Outstanding Literary Merit, and the esteemed Sarah Josepha Hale Award. She holds honorary doctor of letters degrees from Dartmouth College and the University of New Haven. She is a patron of the Carole Shields Prize for Fiction which is awarded to female fiction writers.

Picoult lives in New Hampshire with her husband. They have three children.

Laura Zigman is the author of five novels, including Separation Anxiety (which was optioned by Julianne Nicholson and the production company Wiip ("Mare of Easttown") for a limited television series); Animal Husbandry (which was made into the movie "Someone Like You," starring Hugh Jackman and Ashley Judd), Dating Big Bird, Her, and Piece of Work. She has ghostwritten/collaborated on several works of non-fiction, including Eddie Izzard's New York Times bestseller, Believe Me; been a contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Huffington Post; produced a popular online series of animated videos called "Annoying Conversations," and was the recipient of a Yaddo residency. Her sixth novel, Small World, was published in January 2023. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



Hank Phillippi Ryan is the USA Today bestselling author of 14 thrillers, winning five Agathas, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award, and 37 EMMYs for her television investigative reporting. Her newest novel is the page-turning standalone THE HOUSE GUEST-a story of psychological manipulation exploring the dark heart of marriage and friendship-it's Gaslight meets Thelma & Louise! Publishers Weekly says, "Ryan is a master of suspense!" The Library Journal starred review calls it "Binge-worthy."

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

Pulitzer Sponsors

Alice Hoffman
Karp Family Foundation

Nobel Sponsors

Harriet and Ashley Hoffman

Newbery Sponsors 

 Ahmed and Elizabeth Ghoniem
Nancy R. Kolligian
John and Kristin Macomber
Katherine O'Donnell
Gail Roberts
Schatzki Associates
Claudia and Peter Scott
Jacqueline Spencer, MD and Thomas Mattox
Zibby Books

Caldecott Sponsors


 Leslie and Ron Arslanian
Book Love Community Bookstore (Plymouth, MA)
Ellen Canepa
Jeanette Clough
Ruth G. Erickson and Paul T. Goularte
Betsy and Steve Filton
Kelly Higgins and Judy Laverty
Ross Hoffman
Hologic Inc.
Judith Howe
Dr. Edwin and Tami Huang
Dr. Crystal Klaahsen, OD, General Optical Co.
Stephanie Kramer
Dr. Carolyn Lamb
Prince Lobel Tye, LLP
Marysue Rucci Books/Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
Jeffrey Mayersohn
Sarah McEneaney
MACIPA, Dr. Barbara Spivak, President
Holly Newman Kroft/Neuberger Berman
Dr. Susan Pories
Cathleen and James Rafferty
Dr. Lisa Weissmann and Dr. Debra Shapiro
Leslie Wolfe

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