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WORLD VOICES FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS
Shirley Hazzard in Conversation with Richard Ford

Don’t miss this rare meeting of two modern-day masters of the English language and the grand themes.
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  War

Join Deborah Amos, Philip Gourevitch, Arnon Grunberg, Sebastian Junger, Daniele Mastrogiacomo, and Sarah Montague for a discussion about the difficulties reporting on war.
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  Sherman Alexie: The Fifth Annual Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture

Alexie discusses digital culture and the future of books—and of the roles and responsibilities of the writer. [event details]
 
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FEATURED WRITING BY FESTIVAL PARTICIPANTS
Bulbjerg
by Naja Marie Aidt

He can bawl his eyes out until the buzzard comes and gets him. [More]
  Storms of My Grand-children
by James Hansen

Planet Earth  is in imminent peril. [More]
  Jesus Boy
by Preston L. Allen

Yes! You sodomizin-AH. But you foolin yourself thinkin God ain’t lookin-AH. [More]
  The Black Minutes
by Martín Solares

He was entering another reality, the epicenter of fear. [More]

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