Webinars

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The Stories We Tell: An Interview with Davis Bunn

August 15, 2020
10 a.m. Pacific / 11 Mountain / 12 Central / 1 Eastern

We invite you to join us for a C.S. Lewis College webinar featuring best-selling author Davis Bunn. We will be asking Mr. Bunn about his writing, career, faith, and thoughts on the importance of stories in our relationship with the world around us.

Joining Davis in the conversation will be moderator Amber Salladin. Throughout the webinar, we will be taking questions from the audience.


Davis Bunn

Davis Bunn’s novels have sold in excess of eight million copies in twenty-four languages.  He has appeared on numerous national bestseller lists, and his titles have been Main or Featured Selections with every major US bookclub.   In the past twelve months, Davis has had multiple titles featured as ‘top picks’ and ‘starred reviews’ by Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, RT Reviews, and Booklist.

Davis serves as Writer-In-Residence at Regent’s Park College, Oxford University, and until recently was Lecturer in Oxford’s new creative writing program.  In 2011 his novel ‘Lion of Babylon’ was named Best Book of the Year by Library Journal.  The sequel, entitled ‘Rare Earth’,  won Davis his fourth Christy Award for Excellence in Fiction in 2013.  In 2014 Davis was granted the Lifetime Achievement award by the Christy board of judges.  More recently, Trial Run was named Best Book of The Year by Suspense Magazine. He has appeared on the cover of Southern Writers Magazine, Publishers Weekly, and Christian Retailing. 

Davis has written and presented a 40-part series for Moody Radio entitled ‘Silent Prayer’, which was broadcast nationwide.  Davis lectures around the world on aspects of creative writing. 

In February, America’s number-one talk-show host Delilah named Firefly Cove her book of the month.  In March the national magazine Mary Jane’s Farm named Firefly Cove one of their top-ten books of 2018.  In the past several weeks Readers Digest has acquired worldwide rights to his latest series, Miramar Bay

His first screenplay under contract was the initial draft of what became the Wilberforce feature, Amazing Grace (Walden Media).  Three years ago, Davis co-wrote Unlimited, a contemporary drama starring Fred Thompson in his final film role, released by Pureflix.

Currently Davis is under contract to write a new television/streaming series based upon his bestselling series, Miramar Bay.  


Amber Salladin

Amber Salladin is the Music Director at Emmanuel Anglican Church in Manhattan, New York City, Assistant Conductor for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Artistic Director of Joyful Voices New York, Associate Artistic Director of Inspire: A Choir for Unity, Conductor for the Academy for Teachers Chorus, and Principal Pianist for the New York Session Symphony. 

Amber has served the C.S. Lewis Foundation for over fifteen years in various capacities including Artist Coordinator, Summer Institute Choir member, Worship Leader and general volunteer.

She will be leading an afternoon seminar at C.S. Lewis College’s 2021 C.S. Lewis “Oxbridge” Summer Institute.


Upcoming Webinars

– September 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific

Featured Guest: Diana Pavlac Glyer

Topic: The Inklings and the importance of community

– October 15, 2020

Featured Guest: Elaine Howard Ecklund

Topic: Faith and Science


Past Webinars

– May 27, 2020 at 5 pm Pacific / 6 Mountain / 7 Central / 8 Eastern

A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: An Evening with Joseph Loconte

Topic: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and their experience in World War I

Joseph Loconte, PhD, is an Associate Professor of History at The King’s College in New York City, where he teaches courses on Western Civilization, American Foreign Policy, and International Human Rights. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-1918.

Mr. Loconte previously served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, and was a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Loconte’s other books include: God, Locke, and Liberty: The Struggle for Religious Freedom in the West; The Searchers: A Quest for Faith in the Valley of Doubt; and The End of Illusions: Religious Leaders Confront Hitler’s Gathering Storm.

Mr. Loconte will be joining the Heritage Foundation in June as the Director of the B. Kenneth Simon Center for American Studies.


Amber Salladin is the Music Director at Emmanuel Anglican Church in Manhattan, New York City, Assistant Conductor for the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Artistic Director of Joyful Voices New York, Associate Artistic Director of Inspire: A Choir for Unity, Conductor for the Academy for Teachers Chorus, and Principal Pianist for the New York Session Symphony. 

Amber has served the C.S. Lewis Foundation for over fifteen years in various capacities including Artist Coordinator, Summer Institute Choir member, Worship Leader and general volunteer.

She will be leading an afternoon seminar at C.S. Lewis College’s 2021 C.S. Lewis “Oxbridge” Summer Institute.