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OFFSITE EVENT: Living Writers: Shruti Swamy

Thursday, February 23, 2023 - 5:15pm

The UCSC Literature Department and Creative Writing Program Present: LIVING WRITERS SERIES WINTER 2023.

Sponsored by The Puknat Literary Endowment, The Porter Hitchcock Poetry Fund, The Laurie Sain Endowment, The Humanities Institute, Bookshop Santa Cruz, and Two Birds Books.

Thursdays at 5:20pm in the Humanities 1 Lecture Hall 206 on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

More on this event series here.

February 23rd: Shruti Swamy
Shruti Swamy is the author of the story collection A House Is a Body, which was a finalist for the PEN/Bingham Prize, the LA Times First Fiction Award, and longlisted for the Story Prize. Her novel, The Archer, was longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and won the California Book Award for fiction. The winner of two O. Henry Awards, her work has appeared in The Paris ReviewMcSweeny'sAFAR Magazine, and the New York Times. She is the recipient of a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, A Steinbeck Fellowship from San Jose State University, and grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Council, and Vassar College. She is a Kundiman Fiction Fellow, and lives in San Francisco. 

The Archer By Shruti Swamy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643752549
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - August 9th, 2022

A House Is a Body: Stories By Shruti Swamy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643751450
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - July 27th, 2021