Winner of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northern California Booksellers Association, Tamim Ansary is an author whose many books include Destiny Disrupted, Games Without Rules, The Widow’s Husband, and West of Kabul, East of New York. Ansary directs the oldest free writing workshop in North America (seven decades and counting), offers private workshops, and consults one-on-one with selected writers. Ansary also tours the country as a speaker, lecturer, and storyteller and is well-known for his political and cultural commentary.
- Hear him speak about the struggles and patterns of Afghan history, on October 9, 6-7:30 pm, in room 102 of the Old University Union, on the campus of California State University East Bay in Hayward, California.
- See him read fiction in San Francisco at 6 pm, on October 19, as part of Litcrawl, the climactic event in the celebrated, week-long San Francisco literary festival known as Litquake. He’ll be part of the Numina Press reading at Dalva, 3121 16th Street, San Francisco.
- Hear him talk at a book signing for his latest book Games without Rules, on November 6, 7-9 pm, at the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA.