Distinguished Visiting Writers Series: Virtual Reading + Q&A with Dina Nayeri

Dina Nayeri is the author of two novels and a book of creative nonfiction, The Ungrateful Refugee, winner of the Geschwister Scholl Preis and finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. A 2019-2020 Fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination in Paris and winner of the 2018 UNESCO City of Literature Paul Engle Prize, Dina has won a National Endowment for the Arts literature grant, the O. Henry Prize, and Best American Short Stories, among other honors. Her work has been published in 20+ countries and in The New York TimesThe GuardianThe Washington PostThe New YorkerGranta, and elsewhere. She is a graduate of Princeton, Harvard, and the Iowa Writers Workshop. She teaches writing at the University of St Andrews. 

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Monday, March 7, 2022 at 12:10pm to 1:05pm

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