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Saturday, October 14 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Library Laureates Go Beast-mode

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2017 San Francisco Library Laureates share their wildest work. From poetry to prose to illustration, it'll grab and shake you. It may never let go.

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Marie Ciepiela

Marie Ciepiela, Executive Director of Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, is a life-long social sector leader in community change and advocacy. For over 25 years, she has worked exclusively in nonprofit agencies in the Bay Area dedicated to education, youth, and families... Read More →

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Tamim Ansary

Tamim Ansary is the author of Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes and West of Kabul, East of New York, among other books. For ten years he wrote a monthly column for Encarta.com, and has published essays and commentary in the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, Alternet... Read More →
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Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown draws things like illustration and comics, writes things like books and book reviews, and teaches things to kids and college students. Her debut picture book, How to Be, was one of the Thirteen Best Children’s Books for Family Literacy. Since then she has published... Read More →
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Lucha Corpi

Born in México, Lucha Corpi came to Berkeley as a student wife in 1964. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Palabras de mediodía/Noon Words and Variaciones sobre una tempestad/Variations on a Storm (Spanish with English translations by Catherine Rodríguez Nieto); two bi... Read More →
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Judy Juanita

Judy Juanita's DeFacto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland (EQUIDISTANCE) looks at black and female empowerment. Her novel, Virgin Soul [Viking, 2013] is now in paperback.I'm honored to serve as a 2017 San Francisco Library Laureate. Big up to ZYZZYVA and Glimmer Train... Read More →
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Sarah Manyika

Sarah Manyika is a writer, academic and overall lover of stories. She was raised in Nigeria and has lived in Kenya, France, Zimbabwe and England. Her best-selling debut novel, In Dependence (with sales of 3 million and a brand new edition coming out in the US and UK later this year... Read More →
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Joel Selvin

Joel Selvin began covering pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle shortly after the Civil War. Find his work in newspapers, magazines and nine books.


Saturday October 14, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
San Francisco Public Library, Mission Branch 300 Bartlett Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

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