Friday, June 22: Shobha Rao joins us from San Francisco for a reading from her new novel, Girls Burn Brighter. 6pm.
Shobha Rao burst onto the literary scene in 2016 with her short story collection, An Unrestored Woman. She is the winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, and her story "Kavitha and Mustafa" was chosen by T. C. Boyle for inclusion in Best American Short Stories 2015. She moved to the United States from India at the age of seven and currently lives in San Francisco.