SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Friday, February 16 @ 6 pm
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.
Lisa Ko’s powerful debut novel The Leavers, the winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, is a moving story of how a boy comes into his own when everything he loves is taken away, and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of the past.
Lisa Ko’s fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2016 and numerous other publications. She has been awarded fellowships and residencies from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. She lives in Brooklyn.