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MEMORY GARDEN: An Afternoon with Zohreh and Susie Ghahremani in the Neil Morgan Auditorium at the San Diego Central Library

April 13

April 13th, 12pm — MEMORY GARDEN: An Afternoon with Zohreh and Susie Ghahremani in the Neil Morgan Auditorium at the San Diego Central Library — an afternoon with cultural food, music, and creativity!

Join us for a delightful afternoon featuring author Zoe Ghahremani and illustrator Susie Ghahremani on the occasion of their new book, Memory Garden. A lively afternoon together in Nana’s garden is full of laughter, discovery, and connection.

In lyrical text that blends past and present, Memory Gardentakes us to the places we leave behind but never forget. The nostalgic text and vibrant illustrations invite us to enjoy the beauty of Iranian gardens – and culture – in an adventure that will resonate with readers of all backgrounds. An audience Q&A will follow the presentation. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.



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About the author and illustrator:

Zoe Ghahremani is a former children’s dentist and professor, award-winning adult fiction author, and renowned voice of the Iranian diaspora who has been featured in media internationally. Her debut novel, Sky of Red Poppies, was a KPBS One Book One San Diego title and her sophomore novel, The Moon Daughter, won a Writer’s Digest Book Award for Best Literary Fiction in 2019. Memory Garden is her first picture book.

Susie Ghahremani is an award-winning illustrator and internationally exhibiting artist. She has been awarded by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and was profiled in several magazines including the New York Times. In addition to illustrating for commercial and editorial clients, she’s developed a whimsically illustrated stationery and gift brand titled Boygirlparty® consisting of more than 500 products.  Her books include (as illustrator) What Will Grow?She Wanted to Be Haunted, and Little Muir’s Night; and (as author-illustrator) Stack the Cats and Growth: A Journal.

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San Diego, CA 92101

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San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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