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

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.

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    Off the Shelf Literature Festival

    Off the Shelf Literature Festival Sheffield Central Library

    Sheffield

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  • Event Start Date

    08/10/2017 6:00 PM

  • Event End Date

    08/10/2017 6:00 PM

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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.