Readers Announced for TrueStory on 10/15/15

Join us for our next event on Thursday, October 15, 7 p.m. We will be at our usual spot: Shine, located on the corner of 14th & E Street, and, as always, we will be hosting an open mic, so be sure to arrive early if you’d like to sign up. We look forward to seeing you–and don’t forget, there’s a $6 cover!



Gabe Callahan

Originally born in Sacramento and raised in Rocklin, CA, Gabriel Callahan has just moved back into the Sacramento area from living in L.A. for the past 12 years. He graduated from UCSB with a film and media degree and an emphasis in creative writing for the large and small screen. He has been published in Poetry Now.

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Robin Rinaldi is a journalist and author of The Wild Oats Project: One Woman’s Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Oprah Magazine, Yoga Journal, and others. She is the former executive editor of 7×7 magazine in San Francisco and wrote an award-winning food column for Philadelphia Weekly. She’s also authored two reference books on dance and a travel guide to San Francisco—but somehow the sex memoir gets the most attention. She lives in Los Angeles.

Pam Houston

Pam Houston’s most recent book is Contents May Have Shifted, published in 2012. She is also the author of two collections of linked short stories, Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat, the novel, Sight Hound, and a collection of essays, A Little More About Me, all published by W.W.Norton. Her stories have been slected for volumes of Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Awards, The 2013 Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories of the Century. She is the winner of the Western States Book Award, the WILLA award for contemporary fiction, The Evil Companions Literary Award and multiple teaching awards. She is Professor of English at UC Davis, directs the literary nonprofit Writing By Writers and teaches in The Pacific University low residency MFA program and at writer’s conferences around the country and world. She lives on a ranch at 9,000 feet in Colorado near the headwaters of the Rio Grande.