Join us for the third in a series of public events to create dialogues among veterans, their families, and other members of the community. Phil Klay will discuss his National Book Award-winning Redeployment in conversation with Mariette Kalinowski. Together, they will explore questions concerning homecoming from war and the collective responsibilities of communities after war. Phil Klay is a Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War and author of the short story collection Redeployment, which won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction, the National Book Critics’ Circle John Leonard Award for best debut work in any genre, the American Library Association’s W. Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction, the Chautauqua Prize, and the Warwick Prize for Writing. A 2011 graduate of the Hunter College MFA program, his writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, and the Brookings Institution’s Brookings Essay series. Mariette Kalinowski is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, with two tours in Iraq. She is a also a graduate of Hunter’s MFA program and currently works as Coordinator for Student Veteran Services at The New School.

For more information on “The Experience of War: Moral Transformation, Injury, and Repair” series, visit:

Click here to view details of the first in this series of public events, “A Warrior Ethos: Ancient and Modern.”

Click here to view details of the second in this series of public events, “Afterwar: Unmasking the Trauma of War,” with Nancy Sherman.

Morality In Relief – Crossing the Divide: Homecoming as a Collective Responsibility | Posted on April 18th, 2017 | Book Discussions, Faculty Public Programs, Public Programs