Award-winning author Alice McDermott will discuss her latest novel, “The Ninth Hour,” and share her experiences as a writer and a Catholic woman in today’s society during an upcoming appearance at Cranaleith Spiritual Center.

McDermott is a National Book Award winner and a Pulitzer Prize finalist.

The event will take place on June 2 from 1-4 p.m and will feature an author presentation, book signing and reception. Program cost is $35 and includes a hard cover copy of the book. Author presentation, book signing and reception.


Space is limited and reservations, which can be made at, are required.

Cranaleith Spiritual Center is located at 13475 Proctor Road in Philadelphia.