Reading Across Time: Literature As Metaphysical Insurrection, Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi, 10 May 2017

Image credit: The writer Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi (USA), New York, March 6, 2015. Photo © Beowulf Sheehan

Reading Across Time: Literature as Metaphysical Insurrection

Public Reading & Discussion with acclaimed Iranian-American author Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi

The author will read from her latest work as well as her upcoming novel, Call Me Zebra, followed by a discussion on literature, exile and revolt. Q & A will follow.

Wine and juice will be served.

WEDNESDAY, May 10th, 5:30PM
Cambridge University
Faculty of English Building
Room SR24, 2nd Floor

Sponsored by:
Cambridge Seminar in Theory, Criticism and Culture
Cambridge Seminar in American Literature
Critical Theory and Practice Seminar Series

Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi is the author of Fra Keeler and Call Me Zebra (forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2018). She is the winner of a 2015 Whiting Writers’ Award, a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree, the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship, and a Fulbright Fellowship in Fiction to Catalonia, Spain. Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, GRANTA, Guernica, BOMB, and the Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, among other places. She has lived in Iran, Spain, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, and currently teaches in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame.

Free and open to the public.