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Zain Khalid

Brother Alive

Zain Khalid’s writing has appeared in the New Yorker, n+1, the Believer, the Los Angeles Review of Books, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and elsewhere. He has also written for television. He was selected as a New York Times “Writer to Watch” in its Summer 2022 Books Preview and as one of Publishers Weekly’s Writers to Watch for Spring 2022. He lives in New York City. 

Brother Alive is an astonishing debut novel about family, sexuality, and capitalist systems of control, following three adopted brothers who live above a mosque in Staten Island with their imam father. 

Sponsored by Dr. Elizabeth Fletcher Dishongh Charitable Trust

October 22, 1 - 2pm, Saturday

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Sean Thor Conroe + Zain Khalid

This audacious freewheeling debut novel Fuccboi follows our eponymous fuccboi, Sean, as he attempts to live meaningfully in a world that doesn’t seem to need him.

Brother Alive is an astonishing debut novel about family, sexuality, and capitalist systems of control, following three adopted brothers who live above a mosque in Staten Island with their imam father.

Sponsored by the Elizabeth Fletcher Dishongh Charitable Trust.

Ron Robinson Theater, 1-2 p.m.