Meet the Authors: Mia Alvar and Jhumpa Lahiri

Mia Alvar

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Bio

Mia Alvar lives in New York City. Her first book, In the Country, a collection of short stories, won the 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, the University of Rochester’s Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and the 2015 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award. Born in the Philippines and raised in Bahrain and the United States, she graduated from Harvard College and the School of the Arts at Columbia University.

Primary Works

  • In the Country

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Jhumpa Lahiri

 

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Bio

Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author of two previous books. Her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award and The New Yorker Debut of the Year. Her novel The Namesake was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and was selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Primary Works

  • Interpreter of Maladies
  • The Namesake
  • Unaccustomed Earth
  • The Lowland

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