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Bay Area Writers Resist


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A night of readings and recommitment to Democracy.

This event is a benefit for International Institute of the Bay Area, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Transgender Law Center.

Join us for readings by Bay Area writers that share a commitment to fighting injustice and inspire us to do the same, including:

Jason Bayani

MK Chavez

Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Natasha Dennerstein

Tongo Eisen-Martin

Jane Hirshfield

Stacy Nathaniel Jackson

Bich Minh Nguyen

D.A. Powell

Ishmael Reed

Tennessee Reed

Margaret Rhee

Elena Rose

Solmaz Sharif

Kevin Simmonds

Arisa White

Javier Zamora

Emcee: Baruch Porras-Hernandez

Music by Dusty Shores

Bay Area WRITERS RESIST is part of an international network of literary artists and organizations committed to using writing to encourage and inspire resistance against the injustices threatening so many of us across the country.

Presented in partnership with: Foglifter Press, Fourteen Hills: the SFSU Review, Left Margin Lit, Liminal, Lone Glen, Omnidawn, Queer Rebels, Quiet Lightning, Starline Social Club, University of San Francisco MFA In Writing program, and Voz Sin Tinta.

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