Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith
Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith is the author of The Land Baron’s Sun: The Story of Lý Loc and His Seven Wives, which won the Indie Book Awards in 2015. His novel The Land South of the Clouds, the second in the trilogy, earned 2nd place for multi-cultural fiction for the same award in 2017. The third book, a collection of short stories and novellas entitled The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born, is due out fall 2018.
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
State Capitol Building, Senate Committee Room E
Short Stories: A Sense of Place
2:15 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
The Beautiful Ones Are Not Yet Born: Stories and a Novella
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