AWP Conference: A Reading and Conversation

  • LA Convention Center

Kelly Link, Emily St. John Mandel, and Ruth Ozeki: A Reading and Conversation, Sponsored by Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau

This event brings together three brilliant contemporary female writers—Kelly Link, Emily St. John Mandel, and Ruth Ozeki—to read and discuss their craft and experiences as genre-bending authors. Kelly Link is the recipient of an NEA grant and is the author of Get in Trouble. Emily St. John Mandel is the author of Station Eleven, a finalist for the 2014 National Book Award. Ruth Ozeki is the author of A Tale for the Time Being, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. 

Ruth Ozeki is a filmmaker, novelist, and Zen Buddhist priest. Her novels have been published internationally, and her most recent work, A Tale for the Time Being, is a New York Times bestseller and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. 

Kelly Link is the author of Stranger Things HappenMagic for Beginners, and the forthcoming collection Get in Trouble. Her short stories have appeared in Tin HouseBest American Short Stories, and the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. With Gavin J. Grant, she runs Small Beer Press.

For more information, please visit the AWP website.