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October 12, 2023: Jamil Jan Kochai, fiction reading – 7 PM, Buttrick 101

Posted by on Thursday, September 28, 2023 in event.

October 12, 7 PM, Buttrick 101: Jamil Jan Kochai, Fiction

Jamil Jan Kochai is the author of The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories, winner of the 2023 Aspen Words Literary Prize and a finalist for the 2022 National Book Award.  His debut novel, 99 Nights in Logar, was a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel.  His short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Zoetrope, The O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Short Stories.  His essays have been published in The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times.  Kochai was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and a Truman Capote Fellow at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.  Currently, he is a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University.