P&P Live! Cheuse Center Panel: International Literature & Culture

Upcoming Event
Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 5:00pm

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This event is presented in partnership with our friends at the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center.

Panelists include:

Achy Obejas is a Cuban-American writer, translator, and activist whose work focusing on personal and national identity has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Fifth Wednesday Journal, TriQuarterly, Another Chicago Magazine and many other publications. Her new poetry collection, Boomerang / Bumerán, is published by Beacon Press.

Azar Nafisi is the author of the multi-award-winning New York Times bestseller Reading Lolita in Tehran, as well as Things I’ve Been Silent About, and The Republic of Imagination. Formerly a Fellow at Johns Hopkins University’s Foreign Policy Institute, she has taught at Oxford and several universities in Tehran, and she is currently Centennial Fellow at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service. Her book Read Dangerously: The Subversive Power of Literature in Troubled Times is forthcoming from Dey Street Books in March 2022.

Lisa Page is co-editor of We Wear The Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, LitHub Weekly, Virginia Quarterly Review, American Short Fiction, The Crisis, Playboy, the Washington Post Book World, and more. She is assistant professor of English at the George Washington University and Director of Creative Writing and she previously served as Interim Director of Africana Studies. She is also the former President of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and a faculty member of the Yale Writers Workshop.

Michael Reynolds is the Editor in Chief at Europa Editions. He received the Golden Colophon Award for Superlative Achievement & Leadership in Independent Literary Publishing, awarded by the Community of Literary and Magazine Presses, and was a Epiphany Magazine Honoree for Publishing Excellence. He has served on the jury for the PEN/Heim Translation Fund, the Gutekunst Prize for Young Translators, and the foreign jury of the Strega Prize. He is also an author and a translator whose published translations include three historical mysteries by Carlo Lucarelli, and Viola Di Grado’s prize-winning novel, 70% Acrylic 30% Wool.

P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
Non Fiction
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