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My America: Erika L. Sánchez

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Yiyun Li featured in the American Writers Museum's special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today

My America: Yiyun Li

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Laila Lalami featured in the special exhibit My America at the American Writers Museum

My America: Laila Lalami

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Nicholas Buccola presents his book The Fire Is Upon Us at the American Writers Museum on February 13

In Their Own Words: Nicholas Buccola

Nicholas Buccola On February 18, 1965 James Baldwin and William F. Buckley, Jr. engaged in an iconic debate at Cambridge University over this topic: "the American

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask

Ahead of our February 6, 2020 screening and discussion of the feature-length documentary Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask, we asked filmmaker Frederick Lewis to share some insight into Dunbar's

Joe Ide featured in the My America exhibit at the American Writers Museum

My America: Joe Ide

Each week, the My America blog series introduces you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit thoughtful

Layla Saad book reading and signing at the American Writers Museum on February 5

In Their Own Words: Layla Saad

Layla Saad In the summer of 2018, globally-respected writer, speaker and podcast host Layla Saad ran a month-long Instagram challenge asking people to examine and accept

Laila Halaby featured in the American Writers Museum's exhibit My America

My America: Laila Halaby

Each week, the My America blog series will introduce you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit

Bestselling author Julissa Arce discusses the trials and importance of writing about and for Latinx students in America so they may see someone like them.

“But Where Are You Really From?”

Julissa Arce on Writing For and About Latinx Youth in the Trump Era Julissa Arce is one of the writers featured in our exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers

Reyna Grande featured in the American Writers Museum's special exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today

My America: Reyna Grande

Each week, the My America blog series will introduce you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today. The exhibit is designed to elicit

In Their Own Words: Isabel Ibañez

In Their Own Words: Isabel Ibañez

Isabel Ibañez Isabel Ibañez is a graphic designer and illustrator whose debut novel Woven in Moonlight is a "rollicking political fantasy inspired by Bolivian history and

My America: Rigoberto González

Each week, the My America blog series will introduce you to one of the writers featured in our newest exhibit My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today, now open. The exhibit is

A National Museum Celebrating American Writers.