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Author photo. Playwright Ayad Akhtar at the 2012 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, United States. He won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Disgraced. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22619793" rel="nofollow" target="_top">https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22619793</a>

Playwright Ayad Akhtar at the 2012 Texas Book Festival, Austin, Texas, United States. He won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play Disgraced. By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22619793

Ayad Akhtar

Author of American Dervish

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Ayad Akhtar is a screenwriter, playwright, actor, and novelist. He was nominated for a 2006 Independent Spirit Award for best screenplay for the film The War Within. Akhtar lives in New York City. [from Disgraced (2013)]
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