Authors in Focus: Writing in Times of Crisis

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Thursday, January 23, 2020 -
9:20am to 10:20am
Holiday 3, Floor 2, Hilton

Some of the best fiction and nonfiction is born out of crisis, and the human struggle – for peace, for freedom, for safety – is the backbone of some of our most enduring works of literature. Join five writers for a discussion of how they approach writing about crisis, and how stories of crisis can inform and inspire readers. With Julia Alvarez, Erik Larson, James McBride, and David Simon, moderated by Emma Straub. Panelists: Erik Larson, author, Penguin Random House, Julia Alvarez, author, Algonquin, James McBride, author, Penguin Random House, David Simon, author, Akashic Books, Emma Straub, Books Are Magic (Brooklyn, NY)

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