Nathan Hill and Omar El Akkad at the Off the Shelf Festival, Sheffield

  • Off the Shelf Literature Festival, Off the Shelf Literature Festival, Sheffield Central Library, Sheffield, S1 1XZ
    Off the Shelf Literature Festival
    Off the Shelf Literature Festival Sheffield Central Library Sheffield, S1 1XZ UNITED KINGDOM
  • 08/10/2017 18:00 - 08/10/2017 18:00

American debut novelists Nathan Hill and Omar El Akkad will be talking about their first novels. Nathan Hill who John Irving calls ''The best new writer of fiction in America', about the critically acclaimed THE NIX. And, Omar El Akkad on the very recently published AMERICAN WAR - a story about a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle.

About Nathan Hill

Nathan Hill's short stories have appeared in many literary journals, including The Iowa Review, AGNI, The Gettysburg Review, and Fiction, where he was awarded the annual Fiction Prize. A native Iowan, he now lives with his wife in Naples, Florida. The Nix is his first novel.