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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. A g... 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 Watch Film Festival. She has worked as director, producer and cinematographer of documentary films since 1999. Her fiction and nonfiction can be found in the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, VQR, The Sun, and other publications. She is the recipient of a 2016 National Endowment for the Arts Grant and a 2016 Pushcart Prize for her story... Read More →



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