Friday, January 24, 2014, 7:30PM
(please note the date. It’s one week earlier than usual)
Marisa Silver, author of NY Times best-seller Mary Coin
will be joined by Pushcart Prize nominee Charlene Logan Burnett
Featuring “Three Girls” from Marisa Silver’s
acclaimed short story collection Alone With You
read by Elizabeth Holzman and Charlene Logan Burnett’s
“Buster Divaggio Returns” read by Steve Buri
Sacramento Poetry Center
1719 25th Street(@R)
Doors open 7PM
FEATURED WRITERS & PERFORMERS
Marisa Silver’s most recent novel, Mary Coin, is a New York Times Bestseller and was included on NPR’s and the BBC’s list of best books for 2013. Her novel, The God of War, published in 2008, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction. Her second collection of stories, Alone With You, includes the O. Henry Prize-winning story “The Visitor.” Her fiction has been published in The New Yorker numerous times, and included The Best American Short Stories and other anthologies. There’s lots more: check out her website http://marisasilver.com/index.html
Elizabeth Holzman is excited to become a part of Stories on Stage. She is a Sacramento local and has worked within the community at Big Idea, Resurrection and Kolt Run theatres. She can currently be seen romping around Northern California with the B Street Theatre School Tour. She has always had a profound respect for the authors and playwrights who give her something to say and experience.
Charlene Logan Burnett earned her M.F.A. in Playwriting from UC Davis. Her fiction and poetry has appeared or will appear in Animal, Menacing Hedge, RHINO, Weave Magazine, WomanArts Quarterly and other journals. She is on the editorial board of A Cappella Zoo. She is a recipient of a MacDowell Colony fellowship and a nominee for a Pushcart Press Award.
Steve Buri is an actor, director, and writer who has appeared with Ovation Stage, Lambda Players, Garbeau’s Dinner Theatre, Bob & Ro Productions and Closet Door Theatre Company. He will be appearing in Resurrection Theatre’s production of The Book of Liz this spring, and was recently featured in Sam Shepherd’s Buried Child at Ovation Stage. Steve studied acting in Chicago with Steppenwolf and at The Second City.
The casting director for Stories on Stage is Peggi Wood. If you’re an actor and interested in reading, contact her at email@example.com
Stories on Stage is looking for good stories! If you’re a Sacramento-area “emerging” writer with a 2500 to 4500-word story that reads well out loud, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Only your very best work, please!