What in the World
Saturday, June 6, 2009
2:00pm - All Ages
6663 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA, USA 92103
South African author and actress will read her story 'Night Calls' at our upcoming program, "What in the World," June 6, 2009 at 2:00 pm at Cygnet Theatre/Rolando Stage.
Lisa Fugard was born in South Africa and came to the United States in 1980. After working in the theater, performing in New York, London and South Africa, she turned her attention to writing. Her short fiction has been published in Story, Outside and literary magazines. Her many travel articles, essays and book reviews have been published in the New York Times.
Skinner's Drift, her first novel, has been published in the USA, UK and South Africa. Named a notable book of 2006 by the New York Times, Skinner's Drift was also a finalist for the LA Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the runner-up for the 2007 Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
Signed copies of Skinner's Drift will be available for purchase at the performance.
Other readers include Sean Sullivan reading The Little Heidelberg by Isabelle Allende and Mad Dogs and Englishmen by Noel Coward, Walter Ritter reading Brother Beetle by Isaac Bashevis Singer and Veronica Murphy reading Lydia's Grove by Lara Vapnyar.
Tickets are $12 or $10 for Seniors and Students