CAASD: Virtual Event Words Alive!

October’s Virtual Event & Fundraiser: Annual Author's Luncheon Speaker for Words Alive!

Featuring Ayad Akhtar: Brown University (BA); Columbia University (MFA)


Join Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar in conversation with leading scholar Dr. Seth Lerer about his new, highly-acclaimed novel Homeland Elegies -- one of the most anticipated books of 2020. 

Video, silent auction, & online boutique available at your leisure October 1-31.

Ayad Akhtar is a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.  Several of his recent plays have been seen at La Jolla Playhouse: The Who & The What; Junk: The Golden Age of Debt.

For more detailed information & to purchase tickets:

Questions: Rachael Orose, M.P.A. | Executive Director | Words Alive:  r[email protected]

October 01, 2020 at 1:00am - October 31, 2020

Virtual Event: Words Alive!


Rachael Orose; Words Alive!