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Nicola DeRobertis-Theye Launches The Vietri Project with Ruchika Tomar

March 25, 2021 via Zoom

Nicola DeRobertis-Theye and Ruchika Tomar, both 2015 Emerging Writer Fellows, reunited to celebrate the release of DeRobertis-Theye’s debut novel. The Vietri Project follows a Berkeley bookseller who finds herself thrust into Rome society during an investigation into a mysterious foreign customer’s life and history.

Tomar’s A Prayer for Travelers received the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction and was longlisted for The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize in 2019.