Writer/producer David Simon is the featured speaker at the Mercantile Library's annual Harriet Beecher Stowe Lecture. This year's theme is "Writing to Change the World."
Simon is best known as the creator of the highly acclaimed HBO series The Wire and is a Baltimore-based author, journalist and writer-producer for television, specializing in criminal justice and urban issues.
Join Simon for a reception at 7 p.m. and lecture at 8 p.m.
Read Jason Gargano's interview with Simon here.