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FLEFF Literary Showcase: Raad Rahman, 4/11

Raad Rahman, writer

Raad Rahman

 

"When Politics Becomes Personal: Using Fiction and Nonfiction to Address Political Violations" 

 

a reading

 

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Handwerker Gallery

6 p.m.

 

Free and open to the public

 

Bio

 

Raad Rahman is a writer and a communications, advocacy and partnerships specialist who is currently a fellow at the Secular Society.

She regularly consults with international human rights groups working to foster freedom of expression, such as the Center for Inquiry, PEN America, and i-Probono. She has previously worked in various capacities with UNICEF, the International Center for Transitional Justice, and the Asia Society, in a career spanning the UK, India, Bangladesh, Jamaica, the USA, and Hungary.

Her writing has been published in the New York Times, The Paris Review, The Baffler, The Guardian, Guernica, VICE, The Rumpus, Roads and Kingdoms, UNICEF, and others. In 2013, Harvard's Kennedy School named her an emerging leader.

The FLEFF Literary Showcase is curated by Barbara Adams, Writing.

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