Meet Authors Vanessa Hua, Shanthi Sekaran and Ali Eteraz

Authors Vanessa Hua, Shanthi Sekaran and Ali Eteraz

Join three local authors as they read from their latest work and discuss issues of immigration and identity.

Ali Eteraz is the author of the memoir Children of Dust and the recent novel Native Believer, which was a New York Times Editors Choice selection. His work has appeared in the New York Times, NPR and the Guardian.

Vanessa Hua is a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of Deceit and Other Possibilities. She received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, the San Francisco Foundation’s James D. Phelan Award, and a Steinbeck Fellowship in Creative Writing. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, FRONTLINE/World, Washington Post, ZYZZYVA, and elsewhere. 

Shanthi Sekaran’s newest novel is Lucky Boy, an Indie Next Pick for January. She teaches creative writing at California College of the Arts, and her work has appeared in Best New American Voices and Canteen, and online at Zyzzyva and Mutha Magazine.

Books will be available for purchase from Laurel Book Store.

 

 

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Main Library

Bradley Walters Auditorium
125 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 238-3134