Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday, An Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece.
The Hudson Library will host its sixth annual “Pitch Night” on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. Seven finalists will be selected from the pool of online applications to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges in front of an audience.
Participants will need to apply online at hudsonlibrary.org for one of the 10-minute time slots available for this “shark tank” style program. Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 8, and must be received by Monday, October 29, 2018. The seven finalists chosen to pitch will be notified by Monday, November 5. A $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the first place winner, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $500. The public is welcome to participate as a member of the audience and watch the competition.
This event is one of many planned for the City of Hudson’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), returning for the fifth consecutive year, November 11-17. “Pitch Night” and GEW 2018 are generously supported by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation.
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Online applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 8 at 9 a.m. and must be received by midnight on Monday, October 29, 2018. All entries will be pre-screened.