Ayad Akhtar

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Vincent Tullo

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. 

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Homeland Elegies