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Shanthi Sekaran, Rachel Howard, and Nathaniel Popkin

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST

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Parents and Children, Hope and Despair: Three Novels

Join Wolfman Books for an evening of fiction with Shanthi Sekaran (Lucky Boy), Rachel Howard (The Risk of Us), and Nathaniel Popkin (The Year of the Return). Each author will give a reading, followed by a discussion of their work and a book signing.

This event is free and open to the public!

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About the authors:

Shanthi Sekaran is a writer and educator from Berkeley, California. Her recent novel, Lucky Boy (Putnam/Penguin), was named an IndieNext Great Read, and an NPR Best Book of 2017. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Salon.com, LA Review of Books and Huffington Post. She teaches creative writing and literature at Mills College in Oakland, CA.

Rachel Howard earned her MFA in fiction from Warren Wilson College and is the author of a novel, The Risk of Us, and a memoir, The Lost Night. She is the recipient of a MacDowell Colony fellowship, and her fiction and nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Review of Books, ZYZZYVA, and other journals. She lives in Nevada City, California.

Nathaniel Popkin is a nationally recognized writer and editor of fiction and non-fiction, film, criticism, and journalism. He is the author of three books of non-fiction and two novels, including Everything Is Borrowed (New Door Books) and Lion and Leopard (The Head and The Hand Press), which reimagines the life and tragic death of the first American genre painter, John Lewis Krimmel. Lion and Leopard was a finalist for the Foreword Reviews Indie Book of the Year Award. He is also the co-editor of a recent anthology, Who Will Speak for America? (Temple University Press). In 2018, he turned his attention to the ecological crisis, describing the present era as an “age of loss” in a short essay in The New York Times.


November 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PST
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Oakland , CA 94612 United States
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