Aleksandar Hemon & Elif Shafak (2015 Event)
As a multilingual writer, does the language you choose to write in matter? Does it change who you are and who you are writing for? Does the omnipotence of global English dominate regardless? Elif Shafak is an acclaimed author who writes in both Turkish and English. Before becoming a novelist, Aleksandar Hemon learnt English while exiled in the US. Watch two authors at the forefront of 21st century world literature.