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The Mary E Rolling Reading Series presents Sunil Yapa

Thursday, March 22 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Nittany Lion Inn, Alumni Lounge

Sunil Yapa’s first novel Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist (2016) found its way onto many “best” lists, including  Time Magazine’s Best Books of the YearAmazon Best Books of the Year, and Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers.  The biracial son of a Sri Lankan father and a mother from Montana, Yapa has lived around the world, including The Netherlands, Thailand, Greece, Guatemala, Argentina, Chile, China, and India, as well as London, Montreal, and New York City. His writing has appeared in numerous literary magazines. Sunil Yapa holds a BA in economic geography from Penn State University, and received his MFA in Fiction from Hunter College in New York City.

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Faculty, Staff, Undergraduate, Graduate


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