Anna Badkhen

Anna Badkhen


Anna Badkhen is the author of seven books, most recently the essay collection BRIGHT UNBEARABLE REALITY, which was longlisted for the 2022 National Book Award. Her awards include the Guggenheim Fellowship, the Barry Lopez Visiting Writer in Ethics and Community Fellowship, and the Joel R. Seldin Award from Psychologists for Social Responsibility for writing about civilians in war zones. Her essays, dispatches, and short stories appear in periodicals such as the New York Review of Books, Granta, The Common, Scalawag, Conjunctions, Harper’s, the Paris Review, and the New York Times. Badkhen was born in the Soviet Union and is a US citizen.

Events with Anna Badkhen

Women Writing War

12 May 2023
6:30 pm
Strand Book Store