Author Kelly Sather Explores the Intricacies of the Golden State
By Dolores Quintana
“Small in Real Life” takes readers on a compelling exploration of Southern California’s allure and the intricate lives of those who chase its shimmering dreams. Author Kelly Sather, a former entertainment lawyer, and screenwriter, weaves nine captivating tales that delve into the seamy underbelly and luxurious mystique of the region.
From an alcoholic paparazzo’s exile to Malibu rehab to a Hollywood hanger-on’s desperate theft of designer handbags, these stories confront hunger for power, fame, and love.
Sather’s characters grapple with false choices and their quests for belonging, often finding themselves entangled with the wrong people. “Small in Real Life” offers an insider’s perspective on California, illuminating the enduring promises of possibility and redemption that have enchanted the West.
Kelly Sather’s work has been featured in esteemed publications such as Santa Monica Review, J Journal, Pembroke Magazine, PANK, and ZYZZYVA. Raised in Los Angeles and currently residing in Northern California, Sather brings a unique Californian perspective to her storytelling. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will be hosted in the Lower Courtyard near DIESEL, A Bookstore at the Mart.