Some Favorite Writers: Rabih Alameddine
Rabih Alameddine is the author of the novels Koolaids and I, the Divine, the story collection The Perv, and most recently The Hakawati. Born in Amman, Jordan to Lebanese parents, Alameddine grew up in Kuwait and Lebanon and was educated in England and America. He was the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship in 2002. He divides his time between San Francisco and Beirut.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.
This series of readings is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here, and Off Keck Road. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.
Hammer Readings is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.