GRT 2013: Author Talk with Julie Otsuka

Event Type: Author Visit
Date: 4/25/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
 Author Julie Otsuka will join us in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library for a discussion of When the Emperor was Divine. Otsuka was inspired, in part, by her motherís and grandparentsí experiences in internment camps during the 1940s. When the Emperor Was Divine was named a New York Times Notable Book and a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year. She is a recipient of the Asian American Literary Award, the American Library Association Alex Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her book The Buddha in the Attic won the PEN/ Faulkner Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award.
Otsuka will speak to Greenwich public and private school students earlier in the day.

Seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 pm.
Library: Greenwich Library
Location: Cole Auditorium
Contact: Kate Petrov
Contact Number: 2036256550