Past Event: If Artists Ruled the World: Sheila Heti in Conversation with Vauhini Vara @ The Holiday Theater 05/27/22 Doors 6PM


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Join us Friday, May 27, at the Holiday Theater for a riveting conversation with Sheila Heti and Vauhini Vara. Frequently cited as a member of the “new vanguard,” author Sheila Heti will read from her latest novel, Pure Colour, and take up a free-flowing conversation with writer Vauhini Vara, author of The Immortal King Rao, followed by audience questions. Come for the repartee between two brilliant writers; stay for the insights, the laughs, and the shimmering new volumes for your bookshelf!

This event is presented by Lighthouse Writers and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver.



MCA Denver at the Holiday Theater. 2644 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211



Doors: 6pm

Event: 7pm



Single General Admission Ticket (Includes lunch)

$15 GA tickets for MCA members, $20 GA tickets for non-members.


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Sheila Heti is the author of ten books, including the novels Pure Colour, Motherhood, and How Should a Person Be?, which New York magazine deemed one of the “New Classics” of the twenty-first century. She was named one of the “New Vanguard” by the New York Times book critics, who, along with a dozen other magazines and newspapers, chose Motherhood as a top book of 2018. Her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. She lives in Toronto and Kawartha Lakes, Ontario.

Vauhini Vara is the author of The Immortal King Rao, an American Booksellers Association Indies Introduce selection, which has appeared on lists of most-anticipated books from New York, The Observer, The Times of India, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been honored by the Rona Jaffe Foundation, the O. Henry Prize, the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Yaddo and MacDowell residencies. She has also worked as a journalist and an editor, for the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, and the Atlantic, among others. 

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