Friday, December 6, 2019 15th Annual Signatures Author Series The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center MARIA SEMPLE – Author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette? The John Cooper School Fine Arts Council has announced that internationally acclaimed bestselling novelist Maria Semple is the featured speaker for the 15th Annual Signatures Author Series that brings high profile authors to The Woodlands each year. The 2019 Signatures luncheon will be held on Friday, December 6 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. The event also features local authors, book signings and a VIP book signing with the author for major table sponsors. Pre-lunch events begin at 10 a.m. and the keynote portion begins at noon. As is tradition, a portion of the proceeds from this annual event is given to a local charitable organization. The 2019 beneficiary will be The Montgomery County Memorial Library System. Reservations and sponsorships are now on sale online at www.johncooper.org/signatures. Sponsorships are available at $5,000, $3,500 and $2,500 levels. Individual reservations are $150 each. Applications to participate as a visiting author are being accepted through mid-October. For more information call 281.367.0900 ext. 2441 or go to www.johncooper.org/signatures.