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Friday, October 13 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Litquake goes THERE with Laleh Khadivi

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Litquake and THERE, Oakland’s popular monthly reading series, team up to present a special evening with celebrated Kurdish author Laleh Khadivi. An East Bay resident who fled with her family after the Iranian revolution, Khadivi will read from her latest novel, A Good Country, and discuss her writing, the immigrant experience, and her career as a documentary filmmaker. In conversation with THERE host and KCBS Radio political reporter (and fiction author) Doug Sovern. FREE

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Doug Sovern

Doug Sovern wrote the first-of-its-kind Twitter novel “TweetHeart” in 2011. Since then, his short stories have appeared in Narrative, Sand Hill Review, The Madison Review, and over a dozen other magazines, and have been nominated for four Pushcart Prizes and Best of the West... Read More →

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Laleh Khadivi

Laleh Khadivi was born in Esfahan, Iran. Her debut novel, The Age of Orphans, received the Whiting Award for Fiction, the Barnes and Nobles Discover New Writers Award and an Emory Fiction Fellowship. Her debut documentary film 900 WOMEN aired on A&E and premiered at the Human Rights... Read More →



Friday October 13, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Octopus Literary Salon 2101 Webster St. #170, Oakland, CA 94612

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