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Bay Area Writers Resist: A Night of Readings to Democracy | Oakland

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Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Starline Social Club | 2232 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, Oakland, CA


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.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Literature
Address: 2232 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, Oakland, CA