Saturday, May 19 – 7 pm
The 3rd Saturday in May
Nye Beach Visual Arts Center
Show begins at 7 pm in the second floor meeting room of the Newport Visual Arts Center, located at 777 NW Beach Drive (across from the Nye Beach Turnaround). General admission is $6 at the door, students always admitted free. Light refreshments will be available.
Elizabeth Eslami is the author of the novel Bone Worship (Pegasus) about the complex relationship between an Iranian father and his Iranian-American daughter. Bone Worship is a stunning work that dares to explore the perilous intersection of familial and cultural mysteries, balancing the pull of tradition, the promise of the future, and all the possibilities in between.
Ms. Eslami’s essays, short stories, and travel writing have appeared in numerous publications, including The Millions, Fifty-Two Stories, Matador, and The Literary Review. She is also a regular contributor to The Nervous Breakdown. Her work will be featured in the forthcoming anthologies: Not in My Father’s House: An Anthology of Fiction By Iranian American Writers and Movie-Schooled: Writers on the Influence of Cinema. She’s currently at work on a collection of short stories and a second novel. You can visit her website at www.elizabetheslami.com.