Hearsay Reading featuring Valerie Miner

HearSay Reading Series
Wednesday, March 12, 7:30–9:00 pm

Nahl Hall, Oakland Campus
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Free and open to the public
5212 Broadway (at College Avenue)
Contact: 510.597.3709 or humblepie@cca.edu

Join us for a reading with novelist Valerie Miner, the award-winning author of 14 books, including her latest novel, Traveling with Spirits (Livingston Press 2013) and student readings by Colin Partch and Michael Gallagher.

Other novels by Miner include After Eden, Range of Light, A Walking Fire, Winter’s Edge, Blood Sisters, All Good Women, Movement: A Novel in Stories, and Murder in the English Department.

Her short-fiction books include Abundant Light, The Night Singers, and Trespassing. Her collection of essays is Rumors from the Cauldron: Selected Essays, Reviews and Reportage.

Miner’s work has appeared in the Georgia Review, Salmagundi, New Letters, Ploughshares, the Village Voice, Prairie Schooner, the Gettysburg Review, Conditions, the T.L.S., the Women’s Review of Books, the Nation, and other journals.

Her stories and essays are published in more than 60 anthologies. Her collaborative work includes books, museum exhibits as well as theater. A number of her pieces has been dramatized on BBC Radio 4.

She has won fellowships and awards from The Rockefeller Foundation, The McKnight Foundation, The NEA, The Jerome Foundation, The Heinz Foundation, The Australia Council Literary Arts Board, and numerous other sources. She has had Fulbright Fellowships to Tunisia, India, and Indonesia.

Winner of a Distinguished Teaching Award, she has taught for over 25 years and is now an artist in residence and professor at Stanford University.

She travels internationally giving readings, lectures, and workshops. She and her partner live in San Francisco and Mendocino County, California

The evening's lineup also includes Writing and Literature students Colin Partch and Michael Gallagher.

About the HearSay Reading Series

HearSay is the monthly literary reading series sponsored by the editorial staff of Humble Pie and the Writing and Literature Program. HearSay features CCA students and established Bay Area writers.

All HearSay events include delicious refreshments!

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