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PEN America Winter 2018 Authors’ Evening with Lisa Ko

This dinner will be hosted by Tom Healy and Fred Hochberg at their Chelsea home on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

 The Leavers by Lisa Ko

Lisa Ko will discuss her debut novel The Leavers, a dazzling international parade of the intrigue and dark shadows of motherhood.

Lisa Ko’s novel was a finalist for the 2017 National Book Award for Fiction and won the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Socially Engaged Fiction. Born in Queens and raised in Jersey, she lives in Brooklyn.

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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