Reclaiming female voices from the threat of historical silence. Pulitzer Prize winner Brooks reads from Caleb’s Crossing; Otsuka reads from The Buddha in the Attic, winner of the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction; and Dolen Perkins-Valdez reads from New York Times bestseller Wench. Reception and book signing to follow.
Event begins at 7:30PM
Presented by: PEN/Faulkner
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