Fatima Farheen Mirza, UCR alumna and New York Times best-selling author: Reading and Discussion

Middle Eastern Student Center
Department of Creative Writing
Women’s Resource
HUB Programs

6th Annual Creative Writing Reading Series
Panel Discussion and Reading by

Fatima Farheen Mirza
UCR alumna and New York Times best-selling author
Susan Straight, coordinator

February 20, 2019
Highlander Union Building, HUB 355
Free and open to the campus.

3:00-4:00 PM
The Writing Life with UCR alumna Fatima Farheen Mirza:
Panel on Writing and Publishing with Distinguished Professor Susan Straight

5:00-6:00 PM
A Place For Us: A Reading and Discussion with Bestselling Author Fatima Farheen Mirza
Listen to a reading from A Place for Us, a New York Times best-selling novel, narrated by the author herself! Food will be provided, and all students are welcome!

Books for sale and signing available after the evening event.
Books are also available at the UCR Bookstore.

Fatima Farheen Mirza is a UCR alumna and graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. She was awarded the Michener-Copernicus Fellowship in 2016 and The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research/Creative Achievement from The University of California, Riverside. Her debut novel, A PLACE FOR US, was published by SJP for Hogarth in 2018.
INFORMATION:  (951) 827-7233 | ali.saadat@ucr.edu
(951) 827-3245 | performingarts@ucr.edu

Photo credit: Jüergen Frank



Wednesday, February 20 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

HUB (Highlander Union Building), HUB 355

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