Virtual Craft Talk and Reading with Omar El-Akkad

Please join us on Tuesday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. (CST) for a virtual event with award-winning Egyptian-Canadian author and international war correspondent Omar El Akkad, for a reading and craft lecture, “Lies of Our Own Making: The Obligations of Literature in a Politically Fractured Age,” followed by a Q&A session/conversation. This event is hosted by Plan C with the support of the Boudreaux Foundation.
To register for access to this event, please click here. This event is free and open to the public. 

El Akkad has reported on the NATO-led war in Afghanistan, the military trials in Guantanamo Bay, the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt, and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Missouri. El Akkad’s latest book is the critically acclaimed best-selling novel, American War. 

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