Deepak Unnikrishnan with Shanthi Sekaran at City Lights Bookstore

On Thursday March 16, Deepak Unnikrishnan, winner of the inaugural Prize for New Immigrant Writing and author of Temporary People, will appear at San Francisco's City Lights Books with Shanthi Sekaran, author of Lucky Boy.

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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. Her first novel, The Prayer Room, was published by MacAdam Cage. A California native, she lives in Berkeley with her husband and two children.

When: March 16, 2017, at 7:00 pm

Where: City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133