Tamim Ansary wrote the literary memoir West of Kabul, East of New York, selected by San Francisco as its One City One Book pick for 2009. His latest book is the memoir, Road Trips, Becoming an American in the vapor trail of the Sixties: the story of three iconic journeys that began and ended in Portland, Oregon, between 1969 and 1976. In those years, this recent transplant from Afghanistan dropped out of an American society he’d never been a part of in the first place, and learned a thing or two.
Join Ansary at the following events:
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Memoir-writing master class
1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA
(for information and tickets go here.)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Reading and conversation
Oakland Public Library, Montclair Branch
1687 Mountain Blvd.
(Copies of Road Trips will be available for purchase.)
In addition to writing books, Ansary offers a memoir writing workshop limited to five participants. He also hosts a literary blog dedicated to the art of telling real-life stories at…