World Nomads Lebanon: Meet the Writer -- Alexandre Najjar
|Organization||French Institute Alliance Française||
|Address||22 East 60th Street, New York, NY, United States|
|Start||May 2, 2010|
|End||May 2, 2010|
|Closed||Monday - Saturday|
Alexandre Najjar, one of the most noted Lebanese novelists of his generation, will speak about his multi-faceted career and read from some of his award-winning works. Born in Lebanon, Najjar now splits his time between Paris and Beirut, and serves as director of Beirut’s French-language monthly L’Orient littéraire.
Najjar’s work has earned him recognition including the Lauréat de la Bourse Ecrivain of the Fondation Jean-Luc Lagardère, the Prix Méditerranée, and the Grand prix de la francophonie Hervé Deluen awarded by l’Académie Française.
Free and open to the public. Tickets distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Meet the Writer... en français !
Monday, May 3 at 4:30pm
Presented as part of World Nomads Lebanon
Presented as part of PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
World Nomads, FIAF’s annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue between cultures. It returns this May for its third edition to focus on Lebanon, a country whose rich heritage has long captivated imaginations around the world.
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