Masha Hamilton

Thursday, March 3
Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall

This reading is free and open to the public

Masha Hamilton is the author of four acclaimed novels, most recently 31 Hours (2009), a Washington Post selection for one of the best novels of the year and an Indie Choice pick by independent booksellers. Hamilton is also the founder of two world literacy programs: the Camel Book Drive, begun in 2007 to supply a camel-borne library in northeastern Kenya, and the Afghan Women’s Writing Project, begun in 2009 to foster creative and intellectual exchange between Afghan women writers and American women authors and teachers. She worked as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press for five years in the Middle East, where she covered the intefadeh, the peace process and the partial Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon.

Learn more about Masha Hamilton at

Click here to learn more about the Afghan Women’s Writing Project.


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