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Reading Refuge Book Club – Roya Hakakian

August 25, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reading Refuge Book Club – Roya Hakakian

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Building Peaceful Bridges (BPB) is excited to welcome Roya Hakakian at our next Reading Refuge Book Club, Wednesday, August 25th at 7:00 pm to discuss her latest book, A Beginners Guide to America:  For the Immigrant and the Curious.

Roya, a former refugee from Iran, is also the author of Assassins of the Turquoise Palace and Journey from the Land of No, and has published two collections of poetry in Persian. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, and on NPR’s All Things Considered. She has collaborated on programming for leading journalism units in network television, including 60 Minutes. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and served on the editorial board of World Affairs. Since 2015, she has taught at THREAD, a writing workshop at Yale, and is a fellow at the Davenport College at Yale. .

This event is co-sponsored with Congregation Hakafa, who also mentor and sponsor refugee families.


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Details

Date:
August 25, 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Building Peaceful Bridges
Phone:
(224) 377-9397
Email:
bpbgroup@buildingpeacefulbridges.org
Website:
www.buildingpeacefulbridges.org
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