Thursday, October 13, 2022 7:30 PM EDT
Center for the Arts, Grand Tier III
Enjoy the three powerhouse finalists – and celebrate the winner – of the Fifth Annual New American Voices Award for immigrant writers: Sindya Bhanoo, author of the story collection Seeking Fortune Elsewhere, Daphne Palasi Andreades, author of the novel Brown Girls, and Aamina Ahmad, author of the novel The Return of Faraz Ali. They will be joined by this year’s judges: Christopher Castellani, Huan Hsu, and Patricia Engel, who won the 2021 award for her novel Infinite Country. The New American Voices Award was created in 2018 by Fall for the Book and the Institute for Immigration Research to recognize recently published works that illuminate the complexity of the human experience as told by immigrants, whose work is historically underrepresented in writing and publishing.
This event is sponsored by the Institute for Immigration Research.