Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Words Without Borders Gala. Hosted by Maaza Mengiste with honorary chair Ian Buruma, the gala will be held Wednesday, November 1 at Tribeca Three Sixty° in New York City. An outstanding group of authors and translators will join us as we celebrate the power of international literature and honor Jill Schoolman with the 2017 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature, presented to her by Edwin Frank. See the full list of special guests below.
This year’s gala will be followed by the fourth annual Globe Trot after-party, open to gala guests and newcomers alike. More details to come.
Words Without Borders Gala
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Tribeca Three Sixty° – 10 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY 10013
founder and publisher of Archipelago Books
with the 2017 Ottaway Award for the Promotion of International Literature
James H. Ottaway, Jr.
Hosts of the 2016 Globe Trot after-party: Imbolo Mbue, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Kirstin Valdez Quade, Carlos Labbé, and Katie Kitamura.
Gala Host Committee
Richard d’Albert & Catherine Greenman
Maria B. Campbell
Cheryl Henson & Ed Finn
Sarah Salih von Maltzahn
Jonathan Schorr & Toan Huynh
Felicitas S. Thorne
Anthony & Margo Viscusi
Literary Table Hosts
Globe Trot Hosts
Katrine Øgaard Jensen
As of September 6, 2017