Ayad Akhtar, author of Homeland Elegies, is a novelist and playwright. His 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, among other awards. He is also a board trustee at New York Theatre Workshop, and PEN America, where he is the president. 


Published Works

Homeland Elegies
American Dervish


Homeland Elegies with Ayad Akhtar

Ayad Akhtar (Homeland Elegies) discusses his latest novel, a deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams.

March 25, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM

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