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Saturday, October 14 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The National Writers Union Salutes: Moments Making Movements

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A celebration of transformative ideas, expressed through prose and lyrics that resist repression by promoting human consciousness.

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David Colin Carr

David Colin Carr has been a long-time freelance editor (non-fiction, literary fiction, memoir, and dissertations) with writers as far-flung as Beijing and Johannesburg. Formerly a city council member, donut shop owner, executive director of Mendocino County Big Brothers/Big Sisters, meditation retreat organizer, partner in a software company, and avid traveler, he now gives priority to writing on a range of subjects as broad as his professional activities: the grace in dying, scientific principles for children, how to write, how to benefit from how-to books, and riffs on the charming interludes of daily... Read More →
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Christopher Cook

Author and Journalist
Howdy fellow LitQuakers! I'm an author and award-winning investigative journalist, and a member of the SF Writers' Grotto. I also write creative nonfiction and poetry, and have just completed a road adventure memoir I'm shopping around. My writing--on politics, labor, food, the... Read More →
avatar for Sarah E. Kornfeld

Sarah E. Kornfeld

Writer + Cultural Curator, Author of WHAT STELLA SEES
Sarah E. Kornfeld is a cultural curator and writer. She is a member of the National Writers Union Northern California Chapter. In 2017, Sarah previewed WHAT STELLA SEES at LitCrawl which is a work of literary ficiton. She now returns to it in the Movement around disability... Read More →
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Alan Lessik

Author of The Troubleseeker
Alan Lessik is a novelist, writer, zen practitioner, amateur figure skater, LGBT activist and member of the National Writers Union. His debut novel, The Troubleseeker, was a finalist for Publishing Triangle's 2017 LGBTQ Fiction Award. Critics have compared his writing to Gabriel... Read More →
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Ismael Parra

I am a member of the National Writers Union. I write songs, poetry, translate, teach, organize and fight for worker and civil rights. I am fluent in three languages ( Spanish, Italian, English). The scope of my work has been broad, including having been a union tradesman an... Read More →
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September Williams

Author, Chasing Mercury
September Williams is a physician-writer, bioethicist and filmmaker. She is a contributing writer/editor of works on justice, bioethics and film. She's a member of the National Writers Union (UAW 1981/AFL-CIO) and the International Federation of Journalists. Her debut novel, C... Read More →


Saturday October 14, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Noisebridge 2169 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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