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From Out of the Ashes ...


The destruction of a country being ravished by a civil war and unimaginable violence can also sometimes give way to hope, love and a fierce determination of freedom. Crystal Hana Kim, Ingrid Rojas Contreras and Tatjana Soli will explore the darker side of humanity and the shining light that can emerge.


Panelists
Crystal Hana Kim

Crystal Hana Kim’s debut novel is "If You Leave Me." She was a 2017 PEN America Dau Short Story Prize winner and has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Hedgebrook and Jentel....

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Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her first novel "Fruit of the Drunken Tree" is an Indie Next selection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection, and a New York Times editor's choice....

Tatjana Soli

Tatjana Soli is author of the New York Times best-seller "The Lotus Eaters" as well as "The Forgetting Tree" and "The Last Good Paradise." Her work has been awarded the UK’s James Tait Black Prize and been a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award....

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