Roberta Rich, Best-Selling Author to Visit Campus this Wednesday!

Roberta Rich, Best-Selling Author to Visit Prairie Campus

The Prairie School will welcome renowned and best-selling author Roberta Rich to campus on Wednesday, April 16. Upper School students will have the opportunity to hear directly about her experiences and love for writing during Flex period. Later that evening, parents and friends are invited to join us in the John Mitchell Theatre at 7 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to sit down and discuss her written works and experiences.

In February of 2011, Roberta Rich wrote her first novel, “The Midwife of Venice”. It has been published in 15 countries and translated into 9 languages. The sequel, “The Harem Midwife”, was launched this past February. Her works, both imaginative and suspenseful, tell the tale about a sixteenth-century Jewish midwife in Venice and Constantinople. (To learn more about Roberta Rich’s work, visit

We hope you can join us for what promises to be an interesting talk and discussion. The presentation is sponsored by the Samuel C Johnson Memorial Endowment.

Join us!  Event Information …


  • April 16 at 7 p.m. in The Prairie School John Mitchell Theatre

  • Open to Prairie Community & Friends (free; no RSVP required)