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Lincoln, Vermont’s Chris Bohjalian is the author of 17 books, including ten New York Time bestsellers. His work has been translated into roughly 30 languages and three times became movies. “An Evening with the Author” will feature Bohjalian’s novel The Sandcastle Girls and the 1ooth anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian Genocide.
“Inspired by his grandparents’ background, Bohjalian explores the suffering and atrocities of that time with astounding precision, compassion and grace.” (The Washington Post)
Chris Bohjalian’s awards include the ANCA Freedom Award for his work educating Americans about the Armenian Genocide; the ANCA Arts and Letters Award for The Sandcastle Girls, as well as the Saint Merob Mashdots Medal; the New England Society Book Award for The Night Strangers; the New England Book Award; Russia’s Soglasie (Concord) Award for The Sandcastle Girls; a Boston Public Library Literary Light; a finalist for the Lambda Literay Award for Trans-Sister Radio; and the Anahid Literary Award.
Tickets: Sold out.