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Ayana Mathis


Tuesday, November 12 | 7:30 PM Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Contributing editor Ayana Mathis reads from her New York Times best-selling novel (and Oprah 2.0 Book Club selection), The Twelve Tribes of Hattie at this reading and discussion series organized by Mona Simpson. More details.

Ayana Mathis

is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and a recipient of the 2014-15 New York Public Library's Cullman Center Fellowship. THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE, her first novel, was a New York Times Bestseller, a 2013 New York Times Notable Book of the Year , an NPR Best Books of 2013 and was chosen by Oprah Winfrey as the second selection for Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Ayana taught Creative Writing at The Writer's Foundry MFA Program at St. Joseph's College, Brooklyn. She is an Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

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