Look who’s talking: Neil Gaiman, Martin Sheen, and more

Are you a good listener?

If so, listen up: There's a wide range of high profile speakers coming to Central Indiana, offering free talks (some require picking up tickets in advance)

–IMCPL has announced that bestselling author Neil Gaiman ("Coraline," "The Graveyard Book") will be delivering its McFadden Memorial Lecture April 16 at North Central High School. More information here.

–He's not the President of the United States, but he played one on TV. Indiana University Theatre and Drama will be hosting Martin Sheen, who will deliver the Ralph L. Collins Memorial Lecture on April 19. Information here

–This Monday, Feb. 22, Edwidge Danticat, author of the Oprah-pick "Breath, Eyes, Memory" will be speaking as part of the Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series at Butler University. Check out the whole Butler lineup here.

–On March 22, author of the wonderful novel "The Circus in Winter," visits the University of Indianapolis as part of its Kellogg Writers Series. Details here.

So start talking. Anyone here strike you as a must see?

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