Riggio Forum: Kiran Desai and Laren McClung - Write What You Don't Know

6:30 p.m.

Write What You Don’t Know with Kiran Desai and Laren McClung

Kiran Desai is the author of The Inheritance of Loss, which won the 2006 Booker Prize.  Her first book was Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard. She’s been published in the New Yorker and Mirrorwork, an anthology of 50 years of Indian writing edited by Salman Rushdie.  

Laren McClung is the author of Between Here and Monkey Mountain. She’s been the recipient of a Goldwater Hospital Teaching Fellowship, a Teachers & Writers Collaborative Van Lier Fellowship, and a Veterans Writing Fellowship at NYU. McClung is coeditor of the anthology Inheriting the War.

Moderated by Tiphanie Yanique, Assistant Professor, the School of Writing.



Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street, room 510

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