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PEN America Winter 2018 Authors’ Evening with Ayad Akhtar

This dinner will be hosted by Sharon Ruwart and Tom Melcher at their Upper West Side home on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

 Junk by Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar will discuss his body of work and his latest play Junk, a drama of dirty dealings on Wall Street in the 1980s.

Ayad Akhtar is a Pakistani American Pulitzer-winning playwright, novelist, screenwriter, and actor.

Seating at this dinner will be limited and available by making a donation to PEN America.

The PEN America Authors’ Evenings are nights of literary dinners in private homes and intimate settings in New York City. 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 Florencia Varela at fvarela@pen.org for more information.

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