march, 2021

25mar6:00 pmNBF Presents: Borders of Belonging6:00 pm ET

Event Details

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio. (Photo credit: Talya Zemach-Bersin)
Laila Lalami. (Photo credit: April Rocha)

To question the “other” in American identity, join National Book Award–honored authors Laila Lalami (The Other Americans, 2019 Fiction Finalist) and Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (The Undocumented Americans, 2020 Nonfiction Finalist) for a conversation on borders, immigration, and outsiders, and what it means to write one’s self into existence.

Concepción de León


Moderated by Concepción de León, a New York Times reporter.

Books are available for purchase at with thanks to this season’s bookseller, Loyalty Bookstores.

Watch the event here.


(Thursday) 6:00 pm ET




National Book Foundation