Live from Prairie Lights | Ada Zhang in conversation with Jamel Brinkley

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Writers' Workshop graduate Ada Zhang will read from her fiction collection, The Sorrows of Others. "The characters in The Sorrows of Others would make an uncommon and special botanical collection had they been plants: They have their given roots—Chinese or Chinese American—that bind them to their shared history, and yet they also each nurture their own set of roots, expanding, liberating, and redefining themselves. Ada Zhang is a bighearted and sensitive writer, and these stories, looking simultaneously to the past and to the future, are a triumph." —Yiyun Li

Zhang will be joined in conversation by Jamel Brinkley. Brinkley is the author of the short story collections  A Lucky Man and Witness. He teaches fiction writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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Thursday, September 14, 2023 7:00pm
Prairie Lights Books
15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
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