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Babylon Salon Fall Reading
September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
(A Good Country; The Walking; The Age of Orphans)
Laleh Khadivi was born in Esfahan, Iran. Her debut novel, The Age of Orphans, received the Whiting Award for Fiction, the Barnes and Nobles Discover New Writers Award and an Emory Fiction Fellowship. Her debut documentary film 900 WOMEN aired on A&E and premiered at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. She has worked as director, producer and cinematographer of documentary films since 1999. Her fiction and non-fiction can be found in The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, VQR, The Sun and other publications. She is the recipient of a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts Grant and a 2016 Pushcart Prize for her story Wanderlust.
Lee Daniel Kravetz
(Strange Contagion; Supersurvivors)
Lee Daniel Kravetz is the bestselling author of Supersurvivors (Harpercollins/Harper Wave). His work has been translated into ten languages. He has written for print and television, including The New York Times, Psychology Today, The San Francisco Chronicle,and PBS. He has been featured in Time Magazine, theHarvard Business Review, and Fast Company, and is a founding board member of the Lit Camp Writers Conference.
(Lucky Boy; The Prayer Room)
Shanthi Sekaran teaches creative writing at California College of the Arts, and is a member of the Portuguese Artists Colony and the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto. Her work has appeared in Best New American Voices and Canteen, and online at Zyzzyva and Mutha Magazine. Her first novel, The Prayer Room, was published by MacAdam Cage.