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Speakers on Common Read / FYE
tells many stories in many ways.
knows we must understand our history to fight for our future.
is one to watch out for.
explores the borders - national, personal, and familiar.
is coming through loud and clear.
reads a lot, like, A LOT!
Jennine Capó Crucet
is blazing a trail.
is an archival sleuth.
is a pretty good attorney but a great writer.
is feminist AF.
is saving our stories for our great-grandchildren.
has the hard conversations.
Viet Thanh Nguyen
calls us to re-examine our own history.
is a champion of literary culture.
knows which way the wind is blowing.
writes important books about the most important things.
Luis Alberto Urrea
is a literary badass with a rock and roll heart.
has tricks up his sleeve.
Kao Kalia Yang
is a writer without a country.