Sohrab Homi Fracis has appeared for book readings, craft talks, signings, and panel discussions at many prestigious venues. They include:
--New School, 2013, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, New York, New York.
--Meet the Authors, 2013, Orange Park, Florida.
--University of North Florida Writers Conference, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, Jacksonville, Florida.
--Florida Writers Association & Friends of the Library, 2012, St. Augustine, Florida.
--Cultivating Culture Day, 2012, Jacksonville, Florida.
--"First Coast Connect" on WJCT NPR 89.9, Jacksonville Public Radio, 2011.
--Florida Heritage Book Fest, 2011, St. Augustine, Florida.
--Riverside Arts Market Literary Day, 2011, Jacksonville, Florida.
--Florida Literary Arts Coalition "Other Words" Conference, 2010, Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida.
--Center for Fiction, 2009, New York, New York.
--Decatur Book Festival, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia.
--University of Washington "States of Violence" Conference, 2009, Seattle, Washington.
--South Asian Literary Association Conference, 2009, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
--FEZANA (Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America) Annual General Meeting, 2009, Orlando, Florida.
--Coonoor Club book club, 2009, Coonoor, India.
--South Asian Literary Association Conference, 2008, San Francisco, California.
--National Centre for Performing Arts, 2006, Bombay/Mumbai, India.
--Visiting Writer in Residence, 2004, Augsburg College, Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities (ACTC), Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota.
--Sewanee Writers' Conference, 2002, Tennessee.
--Miami Book Fair International, 2001.
--Escape to Create, Artists in Residence Program, Seaside Institute, Florida, 2006.
--Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, 2007, Jacksonville.
--"Conner Calling" on Gainesville Public Radio, 2001.
--Indian Cultural Society of Jacksonville, Republic Day of India, 2004, Keynote Speaker.
--North American Zoroastrian Congress, 2002, Chicago, Illinois, and 2004, San Jose, California.
--"Music Masala" on Houston radio, 2003.
--ZAH Cultural Center, Co-sponsor Asia Society, Houston, 2003.
--University of North Florida, 2001.
--Center for Independent Artists, Minneapolis, 2002.
--Florida First Coast Writers' Festival 2002, Jacksonville.
--Douglas Anderson School of the Arts Writers' Festival 2006, Jacksonville.
--Women's Center of Jacksonville, 2004.
--World of Nations Festival, 2004, Jacksonville.
--North Florida Writers Association, 2002.
--Florida Writers Association, 2006, Ponte Vedra.
--Starbucks' "Books & Brew," 2006, Jacksonville.
--Oktoberfest 2001, Jacksonville.
--Book Island Festival 2006, 2001, Amelia Island.
Sohrab will be part of a panel discussion, "Alternatives to the MFA," with fellow fiction writer Laura Lee Smith and poets Liz Robbins and Stephen Kampa, at the Florida Literary Arts Coalition "Other Words" Conference. 10:15-11-30 a.m., Friday November 11, 2012. Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida.
Sohrab will sign copies and lead a weekend-long fiction workshop at the UNF Writers Conference (click link at top left). August 4-5, 2012. University Center, University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
Sohrab will speak on SHORT STORY SAVVY to the Florida Writers Association and Friends of the Library in St. Augustine. Main Library on US 1, 10:15 Saturday, May 19, 2012.
Sohrab will speak on SHORT STORY SAVVY at the Florida Heritage Book Festival in St. Augustine. 2:45 Friday, September 23, 2011. See link at left.
Sohrab will be signing copies on the inaugural Literary Day at Riverside Arts Market, Jacksonville. Booth 814. Saturday, September 17, 2011. See link at left.
Sohrab will sign copies and lead a weekend-long fiction workshop at the UNF Writers Conference (click link at left). He will also speak on WRITING THE SHORT STORY. August 6-8, 2011. University Center, University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
Sohrab and UNF Writers Conference director Sharon Cobb will appear on WJCT Jacksonville Public Radio 89.9 "First Coast Connect," hosted by Melissa Ross, to talk about the conference. 9:00 a.m. June 7, 2011.
Sohrab will appear at the Florida Literary Arts Coalition "Other Words" Conference in Flagler College, St. Augustine, Florida. His panel, with authors Laura Lee Smith and Laura Valeri, will discuss SENSE OF PLACE IN CONTEMPORARY FICTION. 9:00 - 10:15, Friday, November 5, 2010.
Sohrab will sign copies and lead a weekend-long fiction workshop at the UNF Writers Conference (click link at left). He will also speak on the FIRST PAGE panel. August 6-8, 2010. University Center, University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
Sohrab will read a published excerpt, "Country Roads," from his novel-in-progress, from the fiction issue of South Asian Review, at the Hamara Mushaira event of the South Asian Literary Association Conference, Radisson Plaza--Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. Date: Saturday, December 26, 2009. Time: 8:30-10:00 p.m. Admission: Free and open to the public.
Sohrab will read a published excerpt, "Distant Vision," from his novel-in-progress, as part of fiction and poetry readings in Manhattan from the fall issue of Slice Magazine, at the Center for Fiction (see link above), 17 East 47th Street, New York, NY. Date: November 3, 2009. Time: 6:30 p.m. Admission: Free and open to the public. Venue phone#: 212.755.6710.
Sohrab will appear at the Decatur Book Festival, Atlanta (see link above). He will read alongside authors Ruby Lal and Shilpa Agarwal in WORDS OF SOUTH ASIA, on the Decatur Presbyterian Sanctuary Stage. Saturday September 5, 2009, 11:15 - 12:00. A book signing will follow.
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