Foundation Series

An Evening with Beth Macy

Monday, April 1, 7 pm.  Free and ticketed.  BGCS Performing Arts Center, 530 W. Poe Road, Bowling Green. Tickets "available" at the event; no one will be turned away at the door.

Ms. Macy is the author of the widely acclaimed and bestselling books Truevine and Factory Man. Based in Roanoke, Virginia for three decades, her reporting has won more than a dozen national awards, including a Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard.

cover, DopesickMs. Macy comes to Bowling Green to discuss her most recent book, Dopesiick.

An instant New York Times bestseller, Dopesick charts the devastating opioid crisis in America: “a harrowing, deeply compassionate dispatch from the heart of a national emergency” (New York Times) from a bestselling author and journalist who has lived through it. 


A book signing follows Ms. Macy's talk. Books available to purchase from the Friends of the Library.

Tickets to this free event are available online now:


Event FAQs

The event is free, should I bring my ticket(s) for it with me? Yes, please bring a printed or electronic copy of your ticket(s) to the event.

Is there assigned seating? No. Seating is by general admission.

Will books be available for purchase at the event? Yes. Copies of select titles by Ms. Macy will be sold by the Friends of the Library. Checks or cash only, please. 

Beth Macy's appearance is a Foundation Series Event, supported by gifts to the WCDPL foundation.