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PEN America Fall 2018 Authors’ Evening with Porochista Khakpour

This dinner will be hosted by Judith Hannan in her Upper East Side home on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Cocktails will begin at 7:00pm and dinner will be served at 7:30pm. 

Porochista Khakpour will discuss her latest book Sick, an honest and beautifully-rendered memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction, and the myth of full recovery that details her struggles with late-stage Lyme disease. Sick is Khakpour’s arduous, emotional journey—as a woman, a writer, and a lifelong sufferer of undiagnosed health problems—through the chronic illness that perpetually left her a victim of anxiety, living a life stymied by an unknown condition.

Tickets to this dinner are considered a 100% tax-deductible donation to PEN America and are available on a limited basis. Please click below to purchase your ticket(s) and reserve your seat(s).

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings. Please visit the Authors’ Evenings webpage for our full calendar of dinners.

Proceeds from the PEN America Authors’ Evenings dinners support PEN America’s programming to secure the liberty of persecuted and imprisoned writers around the world, to defend freedom of expression, and to promote literature and international cultural exchange.

Please contact Jafreen Uddin at juddin@pen.org for more information.

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