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Saturday, April 13 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Fiction: Contemporary Concerns - Conversation 1081 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Some novels immerse the reader in imaged universes, while others render the pressing issues of our time in characters, plot, and scene. Join these contemporary novelists for a discussion of writing timely cultural concerns into fictive worlds.

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Edan Lepucki

Edan Lepucki is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels California and Woman No. 17, and she will be the guest editor of Best American Nonrequired Reading 2019. Her short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Esquire, and McSweeney's, among other... Read More →

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Caeli Wolfson Widger

Caeli Wolfson Widger is the author of the novel Real Happy Family. Her other work has appeared in numerous literary journals, the New York Times Magazine, and Amazon’s Day One and on NPR. Caeli lives with her husband and three children in Santa Monica, California, where she runs... Read More →
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Susan Choi

Susan Choi is the author of the novels "My Education," "A Person of Interest," "American Woman," and "The Foreign Student." Her work has been a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award and winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award and the Asian-American Literary Award... Read More →
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John Wray

John Wray is the author of "The Lost Time Accidents," "Lowboy," "Canaan's Tongue," "The Right Hand of Sleep," and most recently, "Godsend." The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, a Cullman Fellowship from the New York Public Library, and a Mary Ellen von der Heyden... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Seeley G. Mudd 124, Signing Area 4

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