Opening Night of World Writers’ Festival 2013

Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger opened the World Writers' Festival at a reception attended by more than 200 people at Reid Hall in Paris, home of Columbia Global Centers | Europe.

September 21, 2013

Center Director Paul LeClerc welcomed guests and led off the opening night event, "Reading Around the World" at the Irish Cultural Center in the Latin Quarter.

The reading featured Antonio Skármeta, Salman Rushdie, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Ma Jian, David Grossman, Elif Shafak, Ahdaf Soueif and John Banville.

President Lee Bollinger opens the World Writers' Festival 2013
Reading Around the World - World Writers' Festival Opening Night