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FrankenRead Programs & Events 

All programs are free unless otherwise noted. FrankenRead 2018: Santa Ana Reads Frankenstein is a project of Makara Center for the Arts, a Santa Ana 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. The mission of Makara Center for the Arts is to provide access to arts & culture to Santa Ana residents. Founded in Jan. 2016, Makara's primary program is a free lending library and art center. 

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Mary Shelley: Presentation

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Experience the fascinating life of Frankenstein's creator: Mary Shelley!

This in-depth presentation will explore Mary's unique upbringing, scandalous relationships, heartbreaks and tragedies, and the scientific discoveries that informed the creation of her masterpiece. Presented by Diana Giovinazzo Tierney.

Through her blog, Creating Herstory, Diana Giovinazzo Tierney explores women’s history and historical fiction. One half of the literary podcasting duo at Wine, Women and Words, she interviews authors over a glass of wine. Diana is currently a board member with the Los Angeles chapter of the Women’s National Book Association.

Earlier Event: August 4
FrankenBent!
Later Event: October 31
Dark & Stormy Night!