SHOBHA RAO moved to the U.S. from India at the age of seven. She is the winner of the 2014 Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Fiction, awarded by Nimrod International Journal. She has been a resident at Hedgebrook and is the recipient of the Elizabeth George Foundation fellowship. Her story "Kavitha and Mustafa" was chosen by T.C. Boyle for inclusion in the Best American Short Stories 2015. She lives in San Francisco. An Unrestored Woman is her debut.
Meet the Author
May 29 - June 25, 2018
Meet Shobha Rao as she reads from her new novel Girls Burn Brighter.
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Girls Burn Brighter
“Incandescent...A searing portrait of what feminism looks like in much of the world.” —Vogue
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