Geraldine Brooks, Julie Otsuka, and Dolen Perkins-Valdez

On Thursday, March 28th at 7:30 p.m., join us as Geraldine Brooks, Julie Otsuka, and Dolen Perkins-Valdez take the stage at the Folger Shakespeare Library in a reading we’re calling Living History: Reclaiming female voices from the threat of historical silence.

Geraldine Brooks was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for her novel March. Her most recent novel Caleb’s Crossing is a New York Times bestseller.

Julie Otsuka is the author of two novels and a recipient of the a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her most recent novel, The Buddha in the Attic, is the winner of the 2012 PEN/ Faulkner Award for Fiction.

Dolen Perkins-Valdez
’s writings have appeared or will appear inThe Kenyon ReviewRobert Olen Butler Prize Stories 2009, andNorth Carolina Literary ReviewWench is her first novel.

Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase online (buy) and by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077.