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Tuesday, October 10 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
First Fiction: The Ties That Bind

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For emerging fiction writers, focusing on family has long been a staple. Rachel Khong (Goodbye, Vitamin) and Margaret Wilkerson Sexton (A Kind of Freedom) plumb the richness of familial relationships in their debut novels to great effect. Tonight these two critically acclaimed authors read and discuss their recent books with author, journalist, and teacher Meghan Ward. $15 general public / FREE for Library members  

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Meghan Ward

Meghan Ward is the author of Runway: Confessions of a Not-so-Supermodel, a chronicle of six years spent working as a high-fashion model in Paris, London, Tokyo and Milan. She is also a freelance writer whose work has appeared most recently in The Rumpus, Mutha, San Francisco Magazine... Read More →

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Rachel Khong

Rachel Khong grew up in Southern California, and holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Florida. From 2011 to 2016, she was the managing editor then executive editor of Lucky Peach magazine. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Tin House, Joyland, American... Read More →
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Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Born and raised in New Orleans, MARGARET WILKERSON SEXTON studied creative writing at Dartmouth and law at U.C. Berkeley. A recipient of the Lombard fellowship, she spent a year in the Dominican Republic working for a civil rights organization and writing. Her work has been nominated... Read More →

Tuesday October 10, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm PDT
Mechanics' Institute Library 57 Post St., San Francisco CA 94104