Ayad Akhtar

United States

AYAD AKHTAR is a novelist and playwright whose work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Akhtar is the author of American Dervish, named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012, as well as the forthcoming novel, Homeland Elegies.