Local Author Draws Literary Material From Personal Experiences Cody Drabble Thursday, August 25, 2016 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. shutterhacks / Flickr Local author Jodi Angel will share excerpts from her newest memoir at Stories on Stage August 26. We’ll talk with Angel about how she mines her life experiences for literary material. Actress Ruby Sketchley performed a reading of Jodi’s work to preview Friday’s event. Angel is best known for her collection of short stories, "The History of Vegas," which won awards and was featured in many publications and anthologies.