Ayad Akhtar

Author, Little, Brown

Akhtar is a novelist and playwright whose work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Raised in Milwaukee, Akhtar is the author of “American Dervish,” which was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012, as well as the forthcoming novel, “Homeland Elegies.”

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