Shobha Rao

May 31, 8:30am - 10:00am PDT. Hosted at Backerkit

part of a series on Preserve

About the speaker

Shobha Rao is the author of the short story collection, An Unrestored Woman, and the novel, Girls Burn Brighter. She is the winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, and her story “Kavitha and Mustafa” was chosen by T.C. Boyle for inclusion in Best American Short Stories 2015. Girls Burn Brighter has been longlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and is a finalist for the California Book Award. She lives in San Francisco.

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Directions: BackerKit is located at 1265 Folsom Street (Folsom and 9th) in San Francisco. We’re just a few blocks walk from Civic Center BART station.