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Friday, October 13 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lit by the Lake

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Five East Bay authors read from their newly published books in this after-hours event at Oakland’s Main Library. Enjoy a glass of wine, make new friends, and hear from Aya de Leon, Meredith Jaeger, Elizabeth Rosner, Shanthi Sekaran, and Arisa White. FREE

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Meredith Jaeger

Meredith Jaeger was born and raised in Berkeley, the daughter of a Swiss father and an American mother. While working for a San Francisco startup, she completed The Dressmaker's Dowry, her debut novel. She lives in Alameda with her husband, baby daughter and bulldog.
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Aya de Leon

Aya de Leon is an acclaimed writer of prose and poetry. In July 2016, Kensington Books published her debut novel UPTOWN THIEF, a Latina Robin Hood heist story on New York’s Lower East Side. On May 30, 2017, Kensington will publish the follow-up novel The Boss, and have contracted... Read More →
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Elizabeth Rosner

ELIZABETH ROSNER is the author of three novels and a poetry collection. The Speed of Light was translated into nine languages and won several awards in the US and in Europe, including being shortlisted for the prestigious Prix Femina. Blue Nude was named among the best books of 2006... Read More →
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Shanthi Sekaran

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. She is the... Read More →
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Arisa White

ARISA WHITE is a Cave Canem fellow, Sarah Lawrence College alumna, an MFA graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and author of the poetry chapbooks Disposition for Shininess, Post Pardon, and Black Pearl. Published by Virtual Artists Collective, her debut full-length... Read More →

Friday October 13, 2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm PDT
Oakland Public Library 125 14th St., Oakland, CA 94612