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Functionally Literate presents: Akbar Shahzad & Sarah Pinsker

March 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us for a night of imaginative readings, and a discussion about writing across genres and borders.

Akbar Shahzad, based in Karachi, Pakistan, is the most recent winner of The Salam Award for Imaginative Fiction.

Sarah Pinsker has won several awards for her writing, including the Nebula and the Sturgeon, and is the author of the much-anticipated story collection, Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea.

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Seating is first come, first served, general admission. RSVPs are not required, but appreciated.

Donations are encouraged to help keep this series free.

Books available for purchase / signing. Beer / wine / snacks served at the theater’s concession stand.

Doors: 6:45pm. Reading starts at 7:15pm in the Mandell Theater within the Shakespeare Center.

Parking: large lot in front of the theater, bike racks, ride share, etc.

Funding for this program was provided through a grant from the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the FHC or the NEA.


March 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Lowndes Shakespeare Center
812 E. Rollins St.
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
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