Reading - Literary | November 2 | 12:10-12:50 p.m. | Doe Library, Morrison Library
Born in Istanbul to Iranian parents, Solmaz Sharif holds degrees from U.C. Berkeley, where she studied and taught with June Jordans Poetry for the People, and New York University. Her debut collection LOOK was a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award and 2017 PEN Open Book Award. Sharif has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University.