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Shobha Rao

Presented by City of Asylum at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, Pittsburgh PA

Mar 19 2018
Shobha Rao

Join us for a reading with Shobha Rao (India/U.S.) who will read from her forthcoming work Girls Burn Brighter.

Poornima and Savitha have three strikes against them: they are poor, they are ambitious, and they are girls.  When a devastating act of cruelty drives Savitha away, Poornima leaves behind everything she has ever known to find her friend.

Her journey takes her into the darkest corners of India’s underworld, on a harrowing cross-continental journey, and eventually to an apartment complex in Seattle. Alternating between the girls’ perspectives as they face ruthless obstacles, Girls Burn

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ADMISSION INFO

FREE - please RSVP in advance through ticketing link

Contact: 412-435-1110

Email: inof@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

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LOCATION

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

PARKING INFO

Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access