Authors from Afghanistan and Iran will present readings from their books and discuss what it means to have emerged from Muslim nations. How
does one's country of origin influence an American writer's work? The panel includes Tamim Ansary, San Francisco's "One City One Book" honoree for "West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Story"; Anita Amirrezvani, author of Blood of Flowers, Persis Karim, author of Let Me Tell You Where I've Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora; and Niloufar Talebi, editor and translator of Belonging: An Anthology of Iranian Poetry. Moderator is esteemed journalist Sandip Roy, host of Upfront, the Pacific News Service weekly radio program on KALW-FM, San Francisco.
Members Free; Public $12
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Added by Pamela Troy on August 26, 2008