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Home Events - GoWilliamsburg.com Author Talk – Hernan Diaz

Author Talk – Hernan Diaz

This event is free and does not require a ticket to attend.

About Hernan Diaz

Hernan Diaz is the author of two novels translated into thirty-four languages.

His first novel, In the Distance, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award, and it was the winner of the Saroyan International Prize, the Cabell Award, the Prix Page America, and the New American Voices Award, among other distinctions. It was also a Publishers Weekly Top 10 Book of the Year and one of Lit Hub’s 20 Best Novels of the Decade.

Trust, his second novel, was a New York Times Bestseller, the winner of the Kirkus Prize, and longlisted for the Booker Prize. It was listed as a best book of the year by over thirty publications and named one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York TimesThe Washington Post, NPR, and Time magazine, and it was one of The New Yorker’s 12 Essential Reads of the Year. One of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2022, Trust is currently being developed as a limited series for HBO.

His stories and essays have appeared in The Paris Review, Harper’sThe AtlanticGrantaThe Yale ReviewPlayboy, McSweeney’s, and elsewhere.

He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and fellowships from the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, MacDowell, Yaddo, and the Ingmar Bergman Estate.

He holds a PhD from NYU, edits an academic journal at Columbia University, and is also the author of Borges, between History and Eternity.

Sponsored by the W&M Creative Writing Program

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Date

Mar 04 2023
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Time

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Williamsburg Regional Library
515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Organizer

Ampersand International Arts Festival