Events

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November 2016

Save the Date for the 2016 WWB Gala!

November 01, 2016 6:30 pm
Three Sixty° Tribeca


Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Three Sixty° Tribeca – 10 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY

Honoring

Barbara Epler, president and publisher of New Directions,
with the 2016 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature

Presented by

Hilton Als

Host

Roxana Saberi

Honorary Chair

Edith Grossman

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Pictured: Roxana Saberi (Photo: Nadia Dara Diskavets); Barbara Epler; Edith Grossman (Photo: Miguel Rajmil).

Gala Co-Chairs

Jenny Staff Johnson
Margo and Anthony Viscusi

Gala Committee

Richard d'Albert and Catherine Greenman
Jonathan Galassi
Leila and Daniel Javitch
Anthony Knerr
Alison MacKeen
Maaza Mengiste
James H. Ottaway, Jr.
Cristóbal Pera
Alane Salierno Mason
Samantha Schnee
Jonathan Schorr and Toan Huynh

Gala Hosts

Paul Auster
Susan Bernofsky
Carmen Boullosa
Horacio Castellanos Moya
Siddhartha Deb
Yasmine El Rashidi
Rivka Galchen
Siri Hustvedt
John Keene
Patrice Nganang
Idra Novey
Joseph O’Neill
Michael Palmer
Liesl Schillinger
Monique Truong
Eliot Weinberger
Natasha Wimmer

Globe Trot Hosts

Nicole Dennis-Benn
Katie Kitamura
Carlos Labbé
Imbolo Mbue
Kirstin Valdez Quade

As of August 8, 2016

Photo credit: Edith Grossman by Miguel Rajmil 



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