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Summer Tales with Julie Otsuka

Summer Tales with Julie Otsuka
Join us for our Summer Tales Author Talk with guest speaker Julie Otsuka as she discusses her award-winning novels and more with a moderator, Rutgers English department member, Nick Allred. The event will be held on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 4pm EST. Sponsored by the Rutgers–New Brunswick Libraries and Rutgers–New Brunswick Summer Session.

About Julie Otsuka
Julie Otsuka was born and raised in California. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her first novel, When the Emperor Was Divine (Knopf) won the 2003 Asian American Literary Award and the 2003 American Library Association Alex Award. Her second novel, The Buddha in the Attic (Knopf) was a finalist for the National Book Award 2011, won the 2012 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the 2011 Langum Prize in American Historical Fiction. The Buddha in the Attic was an international bestseller and the winner of the prestigious Prix Femina étranger 2012, and the Albatros Literaturpreis 2013. Otsuka’s third novel, The Swimmers was published by Knopf in 2022.


July 20, 2022
4pm EST


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