Reading: Whitney Terrell and Sabreen KadhimJul 8, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Whitney Terrell will discuss his experience as a field reporter during the Iraq War and Sabreen Kadhim will describe his life as an Iraqi poet.
Whitney Terrell is the author of The Huntsman, a New York Times notable book, and The King of Kings County. He is the recipient of a James A. Michener-Copernicus Society Award and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts. He was an embedded reporter in Iraq during 2006 and 2010 and covered the war for the Washington Post Magazine, Slate, and NPR. His nonfiction has additionally appeared in The New York Times, Harper’s, The New York Observer, The Kansas City Star, and other publications. He teaches creative writing at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and lives nearby with his family.