"On Identity and Sexuality": Tash Aw at the Brooklyn Book Festival

  • Borough Hall Media Room 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States

On Sunday, September 18, Tash Aw. author of The Face: Strangers on a Pier, will join authors Nicole Dennis-Benn and Jonas Hassen Khemiri at an event at the Brooklyn Book Festival entitled "On Identity and Sexuality."

To what extent do discriminatory politics, social and cultural distinctions, and immigration oppress and build individuality? Join Malaysian writer Tash Aw, author of The Face: Strangers on a Pier; Jamaican-born Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of the debut Here Comes the Sun; and Swedish writer Jonas Hassen Khemiri, author of Everything I Don’t Remember, for a conversation about the freedoms and burdens of identity and sexuality and the ways in which they intersect in their work. Moderated by Emily Raboteau.

Don't miss Aw signing books at the Restless Books booth (Table 334) at 3:00 pm.

When:  Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Where: Borough Hall Media Room, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201