SUSAN STRAIGHT reads and signs her novel BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HERE
09/22/2012 5:00 pm
Between Heaven and Here (McSweeney's Books)
Susan Straight, the acclaimed author of Take One Candle Light a Room and A Million Nightingales, presents the final volume in her Rio Seco trilogy, Between Heaven and Here.
"Straight... employs glorious language and a riveting eye for detail to create a fully realized, totally believable world." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Susan Straight finds LA’s secret
heart in Between Heaven and Here and with a sleight of hand only the
masters have, she creates an alley, a neighborhood, a history that is as
rich and tragic as any Shakespearean tale." —Walter Mosley
Susan Straight’s short stories have appeared in Zoetrope, The Ontario Review, The Oxford American, The Sun, Black Clock, and other magazines. She has also been the recipient of a Lannan Prize and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Straight teaches creative writing at the University of California, Riverside.