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Best-Selling Novelist / Educator

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Wally Lamb is the author of the New York Times and national bestseller The Hour I First Believed, as well as the novels She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, both #1 New York Times bestsellers and Oprah Book Club selections. His latest book is Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story.

Lamb holds bachelor's and master's degrees in teaching from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Fine Arts in writing from Vermont College. Lamb was nine years into a career as a high school English teacher at the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut, when he began to write fiction in 1981. He currently teaches a creative writing workshop at the York Correctional Institute, a maximum-security woman's prison in Niantic, Connecticut.

Lamb has been honored with the State of Connecticut's Governor's Award and Distinguished Alumni Awards from both Vermont College and the University of Connecticut School of Education. He was a national "Thanks to Teachers" Excellence Award winner and a 1999 recipient of the New England Book Award for fiction. I Know This Much Is True received the Friends of the Library USA Reader's Choice Award for best novel of 1995 and the Kenneth Johnson Memorial Book Award, which honored the novel's contribution to removing the stigma of mental illness. She's Come Undone was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for best first novel. Both She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True were New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

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We Are Water: A Novel

We Are Water: A Novel

Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story

Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story

The Hour I First Believed

The Hour I First Believed

I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison

I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison

I Know This Much Is True: A Novel (P.S.)

I Know This Much Is True: A Novel (P.S.)

Couldn't Keep It to Myself:  Wally Lamb and the Women of York Correctional Institution (Testimonies from our Imprisoned Sisters)

Couldn't Keep It to Myself: Wally Lamb and the Women of York Correctional Institution (Testimonies from our Imprisoned Sisters)

Speaking Topics
  • An Evening with Wally Lamb

  • The interplay of Fiction and Nonfiction in Novels

  • The Transformative and Healing Power of Writing

  • Couldn’t Keep it to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters

  • Lamb Duet: Wally & Son Justin on Poetry, Prose & The Spoken Word

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Wally Lamb

Best-Selling Novelist / Educator

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Wally Lamb Biography

Wally Lamb is the author of the New York Times and national bestseller The Hour I First Believed, as well as the novels She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, both #1 New York Times bestsellers and Oprah Book Club selections. His latest book is Wishin' and Hopin': A Christmas Story.

Lamb holds bachelor's and master's degrees in teaching from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Fine Arts in writing from Vermont College. Lamb was nine years into a career as a high school English teacher at the Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Connecticut, when he began to write fiction in 1981. He currently teaches a creative writing workshop at the York Correctional Institute, a maximum-security woman's prison in Niantic, Connecticut.

Lamb has been honored with the State of Connecticut's Governor's Award and Distinguished Alumni Awards from both Vermont College and the University of Connecticut School of Education. He was a national "Thanks to Teachers" Excellence Award winner and a 1999 recipient of the New England Book Award for fiction. I Know This Much Is True received the Friends of the Library USA Reader's Choice Award for best novel of 1995 and the Kenneth Johnson Memorial Book Award, which honored the novel's contribution to removing the stigma of mental illness. She's Come Undone was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for best first novel. Both She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True were New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

Wally Lamb Videos

  • Interview with Author Wally Lamb - YouTube
  • Wally Lamb on The Hour I First Believed Part 1 - YouTube
  • Wally Lamb Discusses His Novel, We Are Water - YouTube

Wally Lamb Books

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Wally Lamb Speaking Topics

  • An Evening with Wally Lamb

  • The interplay of Fiction and Nonfiction in Novels

  • The Transformative and Healing Power of Writing

  • Couldn’t Keep it to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters

  • Lamb Duet: Wally & Son Justin on Poetry, Prose & The Spoken Word

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  • How to book Wally Lamb?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wally Lamb for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wally Lamb, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wally Lamb or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wally Lamb?

    Booking fees for Wally Lamb, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wally Lamb, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wally Lamb?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wally Lamb for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wally Lamb for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wally Lamb or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wally Lamb or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wally Lamb is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wally Lamb for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Wally Lamb generally travels from Hartford, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Mary Karr, Madeline Levine, Jeffrey Eugenides, Gregory Maguire and Dennis Lehane. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wally Lamb for an upcoming event.

Wally Lamb Speaker Videos

  • Interview with Author Wally Lamb - YouTube
    Wally Lamb on The Hour I First Believed Part 1 - YouTube
  • Wally Lamb Discusses His Novel, We Are Water - YouTube

Wally Lamb Speaking Topics

  • An Evening with Wally Lamb

  • The interplay of Fiction and Nonfiction in Novels

  • The Transformative and Healing Power of Writing

  • Couldn’t Keep it to Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters

  • Lamb Duet: Wally & Son Justin on Poetry, Prose & The Spoken Word

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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