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An Evening With Ayana Mathis

PEN Miami/South Florida and Books & Books are proud to present an evening with bestselling author Ayana Mathis presenting her new novel, The Unsettled. This event is free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase onsite.


Ayana Mathis’s first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie was a New York Times best-seller, an NPR Best Book of 2013, and the second selection for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. and has been translated into sixteen languages. Her nonfiction has been published in the The New York TimesThe AtlanticGuernica, and RollingStone. Mathis is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop. She was born in Philadelphia and lives in New York City, where she teaches writing in Hunter College’s MFA Program.