When: Tuesday, April 29
Where: Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center, University at Albany, Uptown Campus: 1400 Washington Ave., Albany, NY
What time: 8 p.m.
With Horacio Castellanos Moya, Nuruddin Farah, Chenjerai Hove; moderated by Donald Faulkner
Free and open to the public.
For information, call (518) 442-5620 or visit www.albany.edu/writers-inst.
Copresented with New York State Writers Institute
The PEN World Voices Festival and the Writers Institute are delighted to present international award-winning authors Nuruddin Farah (Somalia), Horacio Castellanos Moya (El Salvador), and Chenjerai Hove (Zimbabwe) for a discussion about literature, politics, exile, and home. Writers Institute Director Donald Faulkner will guide the discussion.
Throughout its 25-year history, the Writers Institute, founded by the novelist William Kennedy, has provided a platform for writers who were at risk in their native lands, among them Bei Dao, Wole Soyinka, Ha Jin, Norberto Fuentes, and Elif Shafak.