Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Donald G. Drapkin Studio, Lewis Arts complex
FREE and open to the public
International award-winning writer, bestselling novelist and activist Alaa Al Aswany reads with acclaimed poet Linda Gregerson, recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, the Kingsley Tufts Award, and four Pushcart Prizes. The writers read on Wednesday, February 7, as part of the 2017-18 Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series presented by the Program in Creative Writing. Please note later start time of 7:30 p.m.
Aswany will be introduced by Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, National Humanities Medal recipient, and member of the Creative Writing faculty at Princeton. Gregerson will be introduced by Monica Youn, award-winning poet, Princeton Class of 1993, a member of the Creative Writing faculty at Princeton, and chair of the Lewis Center for the Arts’ Committee on Race and the Arts.