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Akhil Sharma Reading

Thursday, September 20, 2018,

  • Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
  • Room: 101

Sponsored by the Department of English, Vanderbilt Creative Writing

Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series

   Akhil Sharma's first published novel An Obedient Father won the 2001 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award. His second, Family Life, won the 2015 Folio Prize and 2016 International Dublin Literary Award. Sharma has published stories in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, The Quarterly, Fiction, the Best American Short Stories anthology, and the O. Henry Award Winners anthology.