Poet Laureate Presents: Meet Author Roya HakakianTuesday October 26, 2021
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
< IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL EVENT >*
This program is co-sponsored by Wallingford’s Poet Laureate, Debora Kuan.
Roya Hakakian is an author and Persian poet whose opinion columns, essays and book reviews appear in publications such as the New York Times, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is the author of Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran, a memoir of growing up as a Jewish teenager in post-revolutionary Iran, Assassins of the Turquoise Palace, about Iran's terror campaign against exiled dissidents in Western Europe and two collections of poetry in Persian. Her most recent book, A Beginner's Guide to America, For the Immigrant and the Curious, was published in March.
She will be joining us to talk about A Beginner's Guide to America, to answer questions and to sign copies of her books, which will be available for purchase.
ATTEND VIRTUALLY: The program will be streamed live from the library straight to your home through Zoom. Once registered, you will be contacted prior to the program with participation instructions.
ATTEND IN-PERSON: Masks are still required to be worn in the library at all times. Attendance will be limited.
WATCH THE RECORDING: Can't make it? The program will be recorded and uploaded to the library's YouTube the day after.
*WPL is closely monitoring the current public health situation, and may require masking during meetings or for them to be held virtually. You will be notified of our final decision no later than one week in advance. Refreshments will not be served at in-person meetings at this time. Thank you for helping us keep our community safe. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Leah Farrell at (203) 284-6425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Community Room
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