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Your Invitation to the PRH Author University Bonus Session “The Writing Life” on May 3

by The Author Newsletter Team |April, 2023

Penguin Random House is thrilled to invite you to the Author University 2023 Bonus Session, “The Writing Life.” This virtual learning event features three talented PRH authors discussing the ins and outs of the writing life and how to build community, find balance, and stay inspired.

Our Panelists:

  • Deepa Anappara is an editor and contributor to Letters to a Writer of Color, a collection of essays on the power of literature and the craft of writing by an international array of authors of color. She is also the author of Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line.
  • Taymour Soomro is also an editor and contributor to Letters to a Writer of Color. His short fiction has been published in The New Yorker, and he is the author of the novel Other Names for Love.
  • Andrea Bartz is a Brooklyn-based journalist and New York Times bestselling author of We Were Never Here, The Lost Night, The Herd and her upcoming thriller, The Spare Room.

There will be a Q&A portion to the panel. You can submit your questions for the panelists in advance to

Author University is completely free and open to every Penguin Random House author. For those who can’t attend the event live, a recording of the panel will be posted to the Author Portal at a later date.

Join us for “The Writing Life,” May 3rd from 2 to 3pm EDT on Zoom. Click here to register.