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Saturday, October 13 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
The Art of the Short Story (Tickets Now Available Only at Door)

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Co-presented by MFA Writing at CCA

"Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams." —Neil Gaiman

Join four short fiction authors as they talk about their craft. Featuring Michael Andreasen, Rita Bullwinkel, Bradley Jay Owens, and Glori Simmons. Moderated by Aimee Phan. Book sales courtesy of Russian Hill Bookstore. $12 adv / $15 door

Authors and Participants
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Michael Andreasen

Michael Andreasen holds a master's degree in creative writing from the University of California, Irvine.  His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, McSweeney's, Zoetrope: All-Story, Quarterly West, and elsewhere.  His debut collection, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover... Read More →
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Rita Bullwinkel

Rita Bullwinkel is the author of the story collection Belly Up. Her writing has been published in Tin House, Conjunctions, BOMB, Vice, NOON, and Guernica. She is a recipient of grants and fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, Brown University, Vanderbilt University, Hawthornden... Read More →
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Bradley Jay Owens

Bradley Jay Owens is a former journalist and Foreign Service officer who served in Washington, D.C. and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He has taught creative writing at Stanford University, S.F. State, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He lives in Pacific Grove, California.
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Aimee Phan

 Aimee Phan grew up in Orange County and now teaches at California College of the Arts. A 2010 National Endowment of the Arts Creative Writing Fellow, Aimee received her MFA from the University of Iowa. Her first book, We Should Never Meet, was named a Notable Book by the Kiryama... Read More →
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Glori Simmons

Glori Simmons is an award-winning writer whose books include Graft: poems (Truman State University Press, 2002), Suffering Fools: stories (Spokane Prize, Willow Springs Books, 2017), and Carry You: stories (Fiction Prize, Autumn House Press, 2018). She lives in Oakland and directs... Read More →


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