Shanthi Sekaran & Ru Freeman

September 27, 2009
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Shanthi Sekaran was born and raised in California, and now splits her time between Berkeley and London. A graduate of UC Berkeley and the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, she was first published in Best New American Voices 2004 (Harcourt). She reads from her novel: The Prayer Room
“Sekaran is a master of cadence, and as she displays her intimate knowledge of India, England and America, there’s jazz on nearly every page,” The New York Times
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Ru Freeman is a Sri Lankan writer whose politcal journalism and fiction have been published internationally. She lives in Pennyslvania and she reads from her novel: A Disobedient Girl.

“A thrilling debut: Ru Freeman has given us a wonderfully bold and determined protagonist in a richly drawn, complex, fascinating sotry. I loved it.” Lynn Freed

About the Series: KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction

The KGB Bar Sunday Night Fiction showcases the finest in contemporary fiction from new and emerging writers.


Suzanne Dottino/fiction curator,