Sharma Shields

Previously featured in such prestigious journals as The Kenyon Review, the short fiction of Spokane writer Sharma Shields is now collected in her first book of short stories, Favorite Monster. Reviewers are dazzled by these dark yet humorous tales, populated by odd characters, including a vegetarian butcher, werewolves and a Cyclops. Will you find Shields’ monsters frightful or delightful? Go to the reading and find out. 7 p.m. Free. University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE; 206.634.3400; 


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