Thursday, April 9 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Litquake on Lockdown: Bring the World into Your Home with World Editions

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Let's connect our global literary community in a time of closed borders. Hear World Editions authors read from their works, discuss the current situation in their countries, and talk about what books mean to them during Covid-19. With Adeline Dieudonné, Pierre Jarawan, Sisonke Msimang, Amin Maalouf, and others to be announced.

All authors' books available from your favorite indie bookstores, order from bookshop.org!

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$5-10 suggested donation, NOTAFLOF
All proceeds will be split with our participants

Limited to 100 attendees
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Adam Dalva

Adam Dalva’s writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Paris Review, Tin House, and The Guardian. He teaches Creative Writing at Rutgers University and is a book critic for Guernica Magazine. Adam has received fellowships from the Atlantic Center for the Arts... Read More →

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Esther Gerritsen

Esther Gerritsen is a Dutch novelist, columnist, and playwright. She made her literary debut in 2000. She is one of the most established, widely read, and highly praised authors in the Netherlands, and makes regular appearances on radio programs and at literary festivals. Esther... Read More →
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Adeline Dieudonné

Adeline Dieudonné is a Belgian author and lives in Brussels. Real Life, her debut novel, was published in France in Autumn 2018 and has since been awarded most of the major French literary prizes: the prestigious Prix du Roman FNAC, the Prix Rossel, the Prix Renaudot des Lycéens... Read More →
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Pierre Jarawan

Pierre Jarawan was born in 1985 to a Lebanese father and a German mother and moved to Germany with his family at the age of three. Inspired by his father’s imaginative bedtime stories, he started writing at the age of thirteen. He has won international prizes as a slam poet, and... Read More →
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Sisonke Msimang

Sisonke Msimang is the author of Always Another Country: A memoir of exile and home. She is a South African writer whose work is focussed on race, gender and democracy. She has written for a range of international publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, The... Read More →
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Amin Maalouf

Born in Beirut in 1949, Amin Maalouf has lived in France since 1976. After studying sociology and economics, Maalouf joined the Lebanese daily An-Nahar, for which he travelled the world covering numerous events, from the fall of the Ethiopian monarchy to the last battle of Saigon... Read More →

Thursday April 9, 2020 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT
Virtual! litquake.org