[PAST EVENT] Book Talk with Micheline Marcom
LocationWilliamsburg Regional Library
Access & Features
- Open to the public
William & Mary is once again working with the Williamsburg Regional Library for the One Book, One Community program. This year's selection is author Micheline Aharonian Marcom's book, The New American, which recounts the epic journey of a young Guatemalan-American college student, a “dreamer,” who gets deported and decides to make his way back home to California.
About the author:
Micheline Aharonian Marcom is the author of seven novels, including a trilogy of books about the Armenian genocide and its aftermath in the 20th century. She has received fellowships and awards from the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the US Artists’ Foundation. Her first novel, Three Apples Fell From Heaven, was a New York Times Notable Book and Runner-Up for the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction. Her second novel, The Daydreaming Boy, won the PEN/USA Award for Fiction. In 2008, Marcom taught in Beirut, Lebanon on a Fulbright Fellowship. Marcom splits her time between Northern California and Charlottesville, Virginia where she is a professor of creative writing at the University of Virginia.
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