Live from Prairie Lights | Juliana Lamy in conversation with Rasheeda Saka

Oct 2, 2023

07:00 PM

Prairie Lights Books

15 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240

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Juliana Lamy

Writers' Workshop graduate Juliana Lamy will read from her new short story collection, You Were Watching From the Sand. She will be joined in conversation by Rasheeda Saka. "Every sentence Juliana Lamy writes is like a match being struck. Not many authors debut with her clarity of vision, inventiveness, and verbal agility, and I would wager almost anything that You Were Watching from the Sand will mark only the first chapter in an important body of work." - Kevin Brockmeier

Juliana Lamy is a Haitian fiction writer with a bachelor's degree in history and literature from Harvard College, and is a 2023 graduate of the Writers' Workshop. In 2018, she won Harvard's Le Baron Russell Briggs Undergraduate Fiction Prize. She writes about Haiti, the Caribbean, Haitian spirituality, and voudou. She currently resides in Boynton Beach, Florida.

Writers' workshop graduate Rasheeda Saka is a Nigerian American writer, and her short stories have appeared in Joyland MagazineTriquarterly, and Epiphany Magazine.

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