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Tickets available at noon for Omnibus speaker Ashley Ford

Ashley Ford

Tickets for “Somebody’s Daughter” by Ashley C. Ford, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s second presenter in the 2021–22 Omnibus Speaker Series, will be available beginning at noon today.

Purdue Fort Wayne news release:

Purdue Fort Wayne Omnibus speaker Ashley C. Ford on November 4, 2021

Fort Wayne, Indiana (October 21, 2021) — Tickets for “Somebody’s Daughter” by Ashley C. Ford, Purdue University Fort Wayne’s second presenter in the 2021–22 Omnibus Speaker Series, will be available beginning at noon Thursday.

A native of Fort Wayne, Ford has found her way to the New York Times Best Seller list with her debut memoir, Somebody’s Daughter—a story of reckoning with your past to take hold of your future and of finding love for those you have yet to forgive.

To guarantee a seat, tickets should be reserved in advance, either online through the university’s website or at the Schatzlein Box Office in the Rhinehart Music Center lobby. The tickets are free on a first-come, first-served basis. The limit is four per person. A $1.50 convenience charge is assessed per ticket for online orders.

All tickets reserved online will automatically be emailed to patrons and can be printed at their convenience. Digital tickets accessible via smartphone are another option to help avoid standing in line at the box office on the night of the show. Tickets can also be picked up in person beginning one hour before the presentation at the Schatzlein Box Office.

A prolific author, Ford has written or guest-edited for ELLE Magazine, Slate, Teen Vogue, New York Magazine, the New York Times, Domino, Cup of Jo, and various other web and print publications. She’s also the former host of The Chronicles of Now podcast and co-host of the HBO companion podcast Lovecraft Country Radio.

She currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband, poet and fiction writer Kelly Stacy, and their chocolate lab, Astro Renegade Ford-Stacy. Ford was named among Forbes’s 30 Under 30 in Media in 2017, Brooklyn Magazine’s Brooklyn 100 in 2016, Time Out’s New Yorkers of The Year in 2017, and Variety’s New Power of New York in 2019.

Ford will appear Thursday, Nov. 4, in the Rhinehart Music Center’s Auer Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m.; doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Go to Omnibus to learn more about the speakers for the 2021–22 season.

 

About Purdue University Fort Wayne
Purdue University Fort Wayne is the largest university in northeast Indiana and is part of the Purdue University system. Purdue Fort Wayne is uniquely positioned to serve the region as a crossroads of intellectual, social, economic, and cultural advancement. Rigorous academics are combined with a focus on student success across prestigious degree programs taught by more than 300 full-time faculty. 8,093 students of diverse ages, ethnicities, and nationalities pursue their education on the nearly 600-acre campus. A majority of the university’s 62,000+ alumni live and work in Indiana contributing significantly to the state’s economy, vitality, and intellectual strength. The university is a member of the Horizon League athletics conference, and fields 16 NCAA Division I sports teams. For more information, visit pfw.edu.

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