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Zell Visiting Writers Series: Ruth Padel & Min Jin Lee

Literati is proud to be partnering with the Helen Zell Writers Program to host poet Ruth Padel and author Min Jin Lee at the University of Michigan Art Museum Helmet Stern Auditorium

Ruth Padel is a prizewinning poet, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and Reader in Poetry at King's College London. Her most recent collections include Darwin: A Life in Poems on her great-grandfather Charles Darwin, The Mara Crossing on migration and immigration, and Learning to Make an Oud in Nazareth on the Middle East. She lives in London.

Min Jin Lee's debut novel, Free Food for Millionaires, was one of the "Top 10 Novels of the Year" for The Times (London), NPR's Fresh Air, and USA Today. Her short fiction has been featured on NPR's Selected Shorts. Her writings have appeared in Conde Nast TravelerThe Times (London), VogueTravel+LeisureWall Street JournalNew York Times Magazine, and Food & Wine. Her essays and literary criticism have been anthologized widely. She served as a columnist for the Chosun Ilbo, the leading paper of South Korea. She lives in New York with her family.

Event date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
525 S. State St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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