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A Reading with Nawaaz Ahmed

Nawaaz Ahmed is a transplant from Tamil Nadu, India. Before turning to writing, he was a computer scientist, researching search algorithms for Yahoo. He holds an MFA from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the recipient of residencies at Macdowell, VCCA, Yaddo, and Djerassi. He is a former Kundiman and Lambda Literary Fellow. Radiant Fugitives (Counterpoint, 2021) is his first novel and is currently longlisted for the 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. He lives in Brooklyn.

Monday, April 18, 2022 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

John C Hodges Library, 101
1015 Volunteer Blvd, Knoxville TN

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Lectures & Presentations


Humanities & Social Sciences


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public

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Margaret Lazarus Dean

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