Reading the World: City of Asylum’s May Events

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City of Asylum/Pittsburgh will be hosting the following series of readings throughout May:

PEN World Voices

May 3, 7:00 pm
Moderated by Terrance Hayes
Featuring: Kyung-Sook Shin (South Korea), David Bezmozgis (Latvia, now living in Canada) and Hervé Le Tellier (France).

Gary Shteyngart

May 10, 7:00 pm
Moderated by Eric Shiner
Born in Russia, American author Gary Shteyngart is one of The New Yorker’s “20 under 40” novelists.

Jean Kwok

May 11, 7:00 pm
Moderated by Bill O’Driscoll
Jean Kwok was born in Hong Kong and now lives in the Netherlands. She is going to read from The Girl in Translation. Read Sampsonia Way’s interview with the author.

To guarantee a seat, please make a reservation by calling 412-321-2190 or emailing


Reading the World: City of Asylum May Events
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