Anthony Marra is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. He is the winner of the 2012 Whiting Writers’ Award, as well as a Pushcart Prize and the Narrative Prize in 2010. Marra presents his highly acclaimed debut novel, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, set in war-torn Chechnya against a backdrop of brutal violence by Russian forces. After her father is abducted in a midnight raid, eight-year-old Havaa seeks sanctuary in a nearby hospital with her neighbour Akhmed, where their fates become irrevocably intertwined with that of Sonja, a self-reliant, brilliant surgeon who awaits the return of her missing sister.
Events Anthony Marra was involved in
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 12:00 PM
Shani Boianjiu, Sahar Delijani, Anthony Marra and Abdellah Taïa weigh in on conflict at home and in foreign lands.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Nadeem Aslam, Sahar Delijani, Anthony Marra, Peter Norman and Francine Prose read from their latest works.