Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar talks with Marcia Franklin about his trajectory from Milwaukee to Broadway, and the often controversial themes of his works. Akhtar won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 for his play “Disgraced.”
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Originally Aired: 9/8/2017
The interview is part of Dialogue’s series “Conversations from the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference” and was taped at the 2017 conference. Since 1995, the conference has been bringing together some of the world’s most well-known and illuminating authors to discuss literature and life.