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Stories On Stage: Presenting Anne Raeff and Mira T Lee

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The Auditorium at CLARA

1425 24th St

Sacramento, CA 95816

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As they enter their ninth season, Stories on Stage Sacramento is proud to continue to bring the best in literary
fiction, read by actors, to a growing Sacramento audience!

Friday, February 23rd
Doors: 7pm
Event: 7:30pm - 9pm
$10 suggested donation
For questions contact: storiesonstagesac@gmail.com

For their first event in 2018, Stories on Stage is presenting an evening with Anna Raeff (winner of the Flannery O’Connor award and author of the new novel Winter Kept us Warm) and Mira T Lee (author of Everything Here is Beautiful, selected by the American Booksellers Association as one of Winter/Spring 2018's Top 10 Debut titles.)

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Anne Raeff's second novel, Winter Kept Us Warm, will be published in February 2018 by Counterpoint Press. Her short story collection, The Jungle Around Us won the 2015 Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction. The collection is also a finalist for the California Book Award and appears on The San Francisco Chronicle's 100 Best Books of 2017 list. Her stories and essays have appeared in New England Review, ZYZZYVA, and Guernica among other places. Her first novel, Clara Mondschein's Melancholia, was published in 2002 (MacAdam/Cage. She is proud to be a high school teacher and works primarily with recent immigrants. She too is a child of immigrants and much of her writing draws on her family's history as refugees from war and the Holocaust. She lives in San Francisco with her wife and two cats.

Mira T. Lee's debut novel, Everything Here is Beautiful, was selected by the American Booksellers Association as one of Winter/Spring 2018's Top 10 Debut titles. Her short fiction has appeared in journals such as the Southern Review, the Gettysburg Review, the Missouri Review, Triquarterly, Harvard Review, and American Short Fiction, and has twice received special mention for the Pushcart Prize. She was awarded the Peden Prize for Best Short Story by The Missouri Review (2010), and an Artist's Fellowship from the Massachusetts Cultural Council (2012). In her previous lives, Mira has also been known as a graphic designer, a pop-country drummer, a salsa dancing fanatic, and a biology grad school dropout. Mira is an alum of Stanford University, and currently lives in Cambridge, Massachuetts.


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